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

  Travel Texas: the Texas Renaissance festival

  East Texas company offers free tattoo removal for mission residents

  Search continues for suspect in Rusk County alligator killing

  Brookshire’s host grand opening for Spring Market store in Lakeport

  East Texas law officer hospitalized with COVID-19

  Canton woman survives scary crash with 18-wheeler

  Biologists battle against East Texas invasive aquatic plant

  Search continues for East Texas woman missing for over a year

  Schools compete in food drive for East Texas rescue mission

  East Texas woman pleads guilty in child sexual abuse

Longview woman gets 30 years for her part in child sex assaults

Massive 'Old Glory’ hoisted at East Texas golf club

  Longview business honors employees who have served our country

  Trump supporters rally in Longview pointing out the results have not been finalized

  Decorated World War Two veteran celebrates 100th birthday

  East Texas gun sales surge during delay in presidential election outcome

  Security camera captures suspect breaking into car in Gregg County

  German film crew returns to East Texas to film popular television show

  East Texas WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday

  Final weekend of early voting held in East Texas

  East Texas men save deer trapped in fence

  Longview ISD preps for full-scale, districtwide COVID-19 testing

  Longview firefighters return from fighting California wildfires

  Merchants stick it out in final day of Highway 80 sale

  Supporters hold parade for President Trump in Longview

  Eight full-time Gladewater firefighters resign to take higher paying jobs

  East Texas bar, tavern owners cheer 50-percent reopen

  Rally in East Texas draws Republican heavyweights

  Longview investment consultant still going strong at 90

  Business almost back to normal in old downtown Longview