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

  Harrison County residents hold opposing protests on Confederate statue

  Driver of semi-truck who led multi-county chase has been identified, remains in Cherokee County jail

  Family of woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima opposes move to change brand

  Hawkins holds unity meeting in response to protests

First responders search wrong house after mistaken 911 call

  City of White Oak keeps emergency vehicles sanitized

  Longview firefighters help conduct COVID-19 testing at nursing homes

Counties collaborate on COVID isolation blueprint plan

  Pastors rally in Longview over Floyd death

  WEBXTRA: Titus, Camp county officials express concern over delayed COVID-19 test results

  Harrison County COVID-19 cases leveling off

  Group meets in Jucy’s parking lot every morning during COVID-19 shutdown

  WEBXTRA: Longview business receives much-needed PPP loan

  WEBXTRA: Harrison County leads East Texas in deaths from COVID-19

  Roadside produce could fill gap in possible food shortage

Longview small business still waiting on relief loan

  WEBXTRA: Longview business owner waiting on PPP loan running out of time

  WEBXTRA: City of Longview restaurant inspections focus on compliance with governor’s order

  Some East Texas restaurants decline 25-percent reopen

  Longview mission feeds newly unemployed and needy

  Friday night’s storms hammered Linden, knocking down trees, downing power lines

  WEBXTRA: Strong storms leave behind damage in Linden

  Mobile COVID-19 testing site open in Carthage

  East Texas martial arts studio adjusts to COVID-19 pandemic with online classes

  Masks mandatory when Titus County businesses reopen

  East Texas power crews continue overwhelming job of repairing storm damage

  WEBXTRA: Upshur Rural Electric crews continue work to fix damaged lines, power poles

  Game wardens watch for illegal fishing and hunting

  WEBXTRA: Game warden discusses illegal fishing, hunting

  East Texas church holds rooftop Easter service