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

East Texas women’s shelter remains quarantined since March

  Manufacturing source of ammunition shortage

  Game wardens expect Covid-19 could produce a record hunting season

One person drowns, another saved from drowning by Cajun Navy

  East Texans join Cajun Navy to help hurricane victims

  German journalists visit Hawkins to discuss upcoming presidential election

  Renaissance Fairs could be adversely affected by COVID-19

  Westbound side of I 20 near Smith, Gregg county line open again after multiple-vehicle wreck

  City of Longview removes tank cars from fire training grounds

  Specialty shops continue to struggle during COVID-19 pandemic

  Hiway 80 Rescue Mission implements new measures amid COVID-19 pandemic

Various Longview streets closed due to flooding

  City council votes to suspend Hawkins Volunteer Fire Department

East Texas couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

  Storm evacuees in East Texas ready to return home

Relief that hurricane did not cause problems on Sabine river

  Utility crews continue effort to restore power in Carthage area

  Inmates in south Texas moved north for safety

  Texas game wardens on standby for coast deployment

  Kids help with new designs for the Longview Arboretum, Nature Center

  Harrison county honors its oldest WWII veteran

  Workers discover car and body of missing East Texas woman

Gregg County sheriff receives state honor

  Parts of Rusk County Jail become canvas for inmate’s artwork

  Monument controversy encompasses several East Texas counties

Organizations mission for physically challenged kids complicated during Covid-19

  East Texan recalls rescuing man after boat fire on Caddo Lake

  Restaurant inspections to include making sure COVID-19 protocols are being followed

  Tip leads to stolen property discovery in Upshur County

  Tournaments return to East Texas sports complex