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In June KJAS News told you about a man who was arrested after he was accused of impersonating a Texas Ranger in Nacogdoches County. KTRE 9 News is now reporting that the Nacogdoches County Grand Jury has indicted 39-year-old Ford Truitt Cummings on a charge of impersonating a public servant.

Louisiana resident Shannon Gentry has taken home a 32" high definition TV courtesy of the Pillars of the Community Organization. Shannon was the lucky winner in a drawing that was held late Thursday afternoon as the 3rd Annual Pillars of the Community FREE Haircut Event was wrapping up here …

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In a special called joint meeting of both the board of directors for the Jasper Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO) and the Jasper City Council, the two entities on Thursday afternoon voted in favor of constructing a building for Provalus. The Alabama based information technology compan…

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With the Associated Press this year discontinuing their Texas High School Football Poll, rankings for schoolboy football in our state will now come from specialized publications such as Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine and MaxPreps. Their 2019 pre-season numbers are out, and Jasper an…

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There were some tense moments on College Street, near the intersection of Hodges, on Wednesday evening, when a back hoe struck a gas line, causing it to spew.

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About 50 people turned out on Wednesday for a rally on the lawn of the Jasper County Courthouse which organizers said was to remember those that had died in violent acts and denounce violence in the community.

Police in Vidor believe a body that was found there on Tuesday floating in a canal off of Greathouse Road is the remains of a local man.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Beaumont is investigating the death of a man who they believe was killed when he accidentally became pinned between two railroad cars early Tuesday morning on Gulf States Road, not far from the Exxon Mobil Refinery and the Neches River, just south of …

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Kirbyville Mayor Frank George and Police Chief Paul Brister, along with other officials, were presented with two new boats on Tuesday to be used for rescue and recovery in the Kirbyville Area.

A Kirbyville man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault in Sabine County. Daile News And More in Hemphill reports that 42-year-old Wesley Eugene Horton is currently in the Sabine County Jail under a second degree felony charge of sexual assault, and his bond was set at $20,000.00.…

Polk County Today in Livingston is reporting that a man standing in the middle of Highway 190 early Wednesday morning was struck by a large motorhome and died a short time later. It happened shortly before 1:00 in the Soda Community, which is located between Woodville and Livingston.

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For months now, those on and off the board of the Jasper Hospital District have awaited an outside audit and on Tuesday evening, board president Kenneth Brooks announced that the group had obtained the report as peformed by the Waco based BKD Accounting firm.

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Two homeowners and a couple in a rental home in a Jasper neighborhood have faced repeated flooding problems with water coming into their homes in recent years. One of those homeowners, Cindy Sedtal, says that she wants the City of Jasper to step in and assist them with the problem. However, …

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Jasper property owners will notice an increase in their municipal tax rate after the Jasper City Council on Monday evening voted unanimously to increase the tax rate from its current rate of .3182 up to .3579. According to paperwork provided by the city, using a $100,000.00 home as an exampl…