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  1. Source: KTRE StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... July 1 but is the 12th case from 11 different businesses over the past month.The money has also been used in Diboll, Jasper and Paris. The first occurrence took place on June 6 at the Taco Bell on South Timberland. According to the police report, a ...


  2. 1 dead, 3 hurt in Jasper boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Authorities say one person has been killed and three hurt when their 24-foot bay boat hit a small island at Sam Rayburn Reservoir in East Texas. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says the accident happened late Tuesday night just south of the Twin Dikes boat ramp.


  3. SE Texas counties push for widening of U.S. 69 north of JasperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    U.S. 96 from north of Jasper for 60 miles to Shelby County could become four lanes, but the timetable for its completion could be "generational," said Jasper County Judge Mark Allen , a leader in a coalition of East Texas counties trying to pave the way for it.


  4. Beverley Alridge Wright: Dallas, let's break bread together across raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Dallas Morning News

    ... created it in 1999, prompted by racial unrest at the time that was exacerbated by the dragging death of James Byrd in Jasper, Texas. Each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (the next one will be on January 16, 2017) Dallas Dinner Table brings ...


  5. Federal judge says no to new trial for John William KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A federal judge has denied a request for a new trial by John William King who was sentenced to death for his part in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd, Jr. King along with his co-defendants Lawrence Brewer and Shawn Allen Berry were found guilty in the June 1998 death of James Byrd Jr., 49. by dragging him behind a pickup truck along Huff Creek Road, in Jasper. Do you know of something that would be a good news story? Enter your email address and select "Submit" to send it to 12 News HD.


  6. Catching up with Southeast Texas' reality show celebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... trucks across some of the most dangerous roads in South America. Photo provided by A&E Networks Savion Wright is from Jasper, TX and is competing on American Idol.Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Houston. ( Marie D. De Jesus / Houston Chronicle ) Savion ...


  7. Diggles trial not likely to start until 2017Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... going over a mountain of digital evidence and seven years of bank records in the case against Walter Diggles , of Jasper, who is charged along with his wife and daughter of illegally diverting more than $1.3 million in federal grant money intended ...


  8. Colmesneil Lady Dogs Prepare for Volleyball with Spring League ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Tyler County Booster

    ... spring league and accomplished many goals set for themselves. They showed team unity as they came together to beat Jasper. The team also showed their skills as they went to face an extremely tough competitor, Lufkin, and won one set of the game. ...


  9. 35 fun things to do this summer in Southeast TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the rails pulled up in 1934 to become a county road. Late at night, This one requires a bit of a drive just north of Jasper to Angelina National Forest. Within it is the Aldridge Sawmill Historic Site, once a bustling town in the early 1900s and ...


  10. Today in history, June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... nation, James Byrd Jr., a 49-year-old black man, was hooked by a chain to a pickup truck and dragged to his death in Jasper, Texas. (Two white men were later sentenced to death; one of them, Lawrence Russell Brewer, was executed in 2011. A third ...


  11. Another First Alert weather day in place for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... more rain falling on already saturated grounds, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7pm Saturday for Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Trinity, and Tyler counties. Most of Deep East Texas should fare pretty well in regards to the flood threat, ...


  12. Jasper Co. residents still stranded after Neches River floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Heavy rainfall caused the Neches River to overflow into a community in Jasper, leaving dozens stranded and forced to take boats into the city. "I'm sick of it," flooded resident, Marion Davis said.


  13. Flood advisories issued in 4 SETX countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... more The National Weather Service in Lake Charles issued a flood advisory until 1:45 p.m. Thursday in Tyler, Hardin, Jasper and Newton counties as thunderstorms move into the area. Locations likely to experience flooding include Jasper, Silsbee, ...


  14. Tyler, Jasper counties brace for more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... home Wednesday, June 1, 2016 in Booth. ( Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle ) Residents in portions of Tyler and Jasper counties are bracing for more flooding today as rainwater with nowhere else to go is expected to spill out of nearby reservoirs ...


  15. Family of burned, scarred inmate accepts six-figure settlement from Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Jasper County has reached a settlement with a Jasper man who was badly burned and permanently scarred while in the Jasper County Jail earlier this year. Turner's mother, Lillie Bryant told 12News that her son is bi-polar and that she went to the jail on a Monday to bring him his medication.


  16. Suspects in violent Southeast Texas home invasions plead guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... sentences. Keeyan Deon Seastrunk, 22, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to violently ambushing an elderly couple in their Jasper home on March 26, 2014. Robert and Alma Shellhammer were both shot and robbed of more than $70,000. His two co-defendants, ...


  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A 200 pound piece of the World Trade Center has found its way to Jasper for a future 9/11 memorial set to open on the 15th anniversary. The memorial is a joint effort between the city of Jasper, Jasper County, the American Legion and the Texas chapter of Honor and Remember.


  18. Local groups to benefit from planned community center in KirbyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... center. The building will reserve space for several area non-profits. The East Texas Pregnancy Help Centers in Jasper and Woodville are open to any woman currently pregnant or who has a child under 12 months old. The organization offers pregnancy ...


  19. Falling tree scrapes Broaddus ISD busRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A few students suffered minor cuts after a falling tree scraped a Broaddus ISD bus taking them on a field trip Wednesday morning. Superintendent Shane McGown said the students were on the way to Botanical Gardens in Orange when some high winds hit around 6:45 a.m. and knocked down several trees on US 96 between Brookeland and Jasper.


  20. First female wins Big Bass Splash tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Bass Splash at Lake Sam Rayburn on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Tonja Woytasczyk Tracy Barthol, left, and son Justin, of Jasper, bag their fish to be weighed at the Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn in Brookeland on Friday. Photo taken Friday 4/22/16 ...


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