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TxDOT Road Projects

TxDOT Road Projects

TYLER - Here's a look at work planned in the district during the Weeks of June 27th. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Smith County construction projects updates: Loop 323 West Widening *Limits: Tyler's West Loop and SH 31 *Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd., of Longview *Cost: $12 million *Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2016 The contractor continues to excavate the existing northbound lanes as well as conduct work on the new railroad bridge and Bellwood Road ...

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Sonny Dee Edwards Jr

Police Standoff in Longview Ends, Suspect Arrested

LONGVIEW – A police standoff in Longview ends peacefully with the suspect in custody. It started just before 3:00 Saturday morning with a report of a man in a home on Mamon Drive. The man, Sonny Dee Edwards, Jr., 31, of Longview, was under a protective order and not suppose to be in the house. Two women in the home were able to escape through a bedroom window. Edwards was said to have fired several rounds at a police ...

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Marshall Death Under Investigation

Marshall Death Under Investigation

MARSHALL – A man found lying in a Marshall yard around 7:00 Friday night has died. Police were called to a home on Sledge Street where a man, who may have been shot, was found lying in his front yard. He later died at a Marshall hospital. When it was thought another person may have been barricaded in the house, a SWAT team was called out. No one was found in the residence. An autopsy will be performed to determine ...

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Dustin Charles Bennett

Three Indicted in Double Homicide in Longview

LONGVIEW – The Gregg County grand jury has indicted three persons in connection with the deaths of two men back in March. The bodies of Dekeilen Joe Nelson, 20, of Gilmer and Kevin Lorenzo Stephenson, 28, of Henderson, were found near railroad tracks off Estes Parkway. Indicted this week for capital murder in the case was Dustin Charles Bennett, 36.(pictured) Indicted for aggravated robbery in connection with the case were Craig Deallen Davison, 50, and Patricia Francine Baker, 19. The ...

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New Director for NET RMA

New Director for NET RMA

TYLER - The North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority has a new Executive Director. He is Christopher R. Miller of Mobile, Alabama. In his most recent position, Miller was the Executive Director of the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, a position he has held for several years. For six years prior to that, he was the Deputy Director of the organization. Miller, who starts to work on Monday, is succeeding Interim Executive Director Everett Owen. The organization helps accelerate the ...

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