Bob Hallmark

Bob Hallmark

KLTV 7 Reporter

Bob Hallmark is a longtime reporter for KLTV. He grew up in Aldine, a south Texas town. At age 18, he joined the U.S. Navy. He later attended Chapman University in Orange, California.

Before moving to the Tyler-Longview area, Bob worked for Major League Baseball as network director of the Houston Astros Baseball Team. He was also network producer for Houston's International Hockey League, the Houston Aeros Hockey Team. Bob has also worked for radio/television stations in Boise, Idaho.

Since 2000, Bob has been a reporter and bureau chief in Longview. Bob is married to Norma Hallmark and has two sons: Jacob and Luke. Bob loves the outdoors. He owns a small farm in Hawkins where he raises livestock, including horses. He also does a little farming.

Recent Articles by Bob

  Task force meets on 2020 census

  WEBXTRA: Longview census task force talks about importance of being counted

  Veteran left homeless after contractor allegedly takes insurance money, leaves home gutted

  Webxtra: Contractor allegedly exploits Kilgore veteran with home repair scam

  Food donations needed at East Texas rescue mission

  East Texas gun owners concerned over O’Rourkes statement

  Authorities investigate rash of auto burglaries in Gregg County subdivison

Woman seriously injured in Duval Highway crash

  Restaurant Reports: Two East Texas restaurants get top scores

  Major crash shuts down Highway 259 North in Kilgore area

  East Texas fire academy holds 9-11 observance

  WEBXTRA: Kilgore Fire Academy observes 9/11 with presentation to new recruits

  Family of ‘Lavender Doe’ hold funeral in Longview

  Fire officials warn of conditions perfect for wildfires

  9 East Texas counties under burn ban

  East Texan authors book on escaping communist regime in Cambodia

  East Texas marine corps veterans seek senators help on Camp Lejeune issue

  Hunters anticipate new deer hunting rules

  Schools converge on all martial arts tournament

  School safety officer battling cancer

  Living a Legacy: East Texas fire chief’s son graduates fire academy

  SWEPCO explains why vegetation caused power outage

  Webxtra: SWEPCO power outage answer to brownout

  Academy cadets fight suppression fire in summer heat

  Canadians join other fire academy cadets for firefighting in Texas heat

  East Texas women’s shelter at capacity during heat, in need of donations

  WEBXTRA: Longview’s House of Hope asking for donations to help women in need

1 transported following wreck on Highway 31 near Kilgore

  Family remembers East Texan held hostage during Iraq war

  Volunteers, grant revitalize East Texas library