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

  Hawkins police chief talks about enforcement of shelter-in-place order

  Longview’s Trade Days canceled for April due to COVID-19

  East Texas man on mission to make medical masks

Overnight Weather At Your Fingertips

  Authorities warn of ‘panic scam’ targeting ranchers

Marion County officials to give free feral hog meat to those in need

  East Texas shelters guard against Coronavirus

  Renewed interest in boxing at East Texas gym

  New religious sign erected in Hawkins after previous controversy

  WebXtra: Anup Bandhari’s life remembered by East Texas art community

  Disabled veteran makes specialized wooden American flags for fellow veterans

  One hospitalized after fire destroys East Texas home

  WebXtra: Gregg County K-9 officer passes away

  Gregg County woman celebrates 104th birthday

  Suspects sought in East Texas safe burglary

  Longview hosts 80th East Texas Golden Gloves

  Roads flooded, possibly damaged in Gregg County

  East Texas country music star and crew escape tour bus fire

  Game wardens still investigating East Texas meat processing business

  Lindale woman booked on murder, kidnapping charges after man’s body found on side of road in December

  Longview man gets 10 years probation for 2018 threats against Kilgore High School

  State agency finds avian virus in East Texas poultry

  Investigators look for clues in string of East Texas burglaries

  WEBXTRA: Multiple burglaries reported in Liberty City

  Hawkins police chief says manhunt began as welfare check

  Webxtra: Harrison County home invasion suspect

  WEBXTRA: Big Sandy vies for spot on HGTV’s town makeover show

  East Texas fire chief retires after 40 years on job

  Longview holds annual MLK parade

  Man facing forgery charges for alleged mail theft in Hughes Springs