Hundreds of jobs to be lost

For some time, Smith county sheriff Larry Smith has said that the jail's performance has suffered because he didn't have the resources to hire and train the staff it needs.  Today, the county commissioners approved more money for jail staff in the new budget.  Julia Jenae has a new report about what's now expected to change.

Make sure you join Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto tonight to see the new forecast he's put together for you.  He's tracking the systems that brought intense rain to some parts of East Texas today.  He'll let you know whether you should expect more of that from the weather where you live.

Malcolm Hornsby has a new report about the nearly 300 jobs that will be lost when GE Oil & Gas shuts down in Angelina county.  He explains what factors came into play for the company to make this decision.