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 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

  East Texan killed in Korean War in 1950 to be honored

  WEBXTRA: Pipeline safety meeting held in Longview

City of Longview to hold public safety hiring event Thursday at Maude Cobb

  National Weather Service surveys East Texas storm damage

  East Texas couple has close call during storm

  East Texas family mourns loss of 8-year-old son

  WEBXTRA: Teen charged with manslaughter after 8-year-old boy shot, killed with pellet gun

  East Texas emergency management coordinators brace for potential storm

  New year brings new hope for family of missing East Texas woman

  East Texas 100 Club expands eligibility for line-of-duty death benefits

  Funeral held for fallen Panola County Deputy Chris Dickerson

  Sheriff, widow acknowledge impact of fallen deputy’s life of service

  ‘He was Godsent that night:’ Long Branch man recounts night Dep. Dickerson saved wife from burning home

  East Texas shelter residents seeks new beginning in new year

  Escaped inmate found after numerous tips, overwhelming resources

  Authorities capture Gregg County inmate accused of carving way through jail

  East Texas womens shelter holds Christmas dinner

  Shelter residents find renewed holiday spirit

  Mission hosts annual Christmas family dinner

  Service dog training group tapping talent at animal shelters

  Residents worry about effects of smoke from compost fire

  Historic fire bell dedicated at East Texas fire department

  Volunteers helping customers pick up meat, coolers at Longview processing shop

  Crews responding to fire at Longview compost site