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East Texas woman high on unknown drug calls 911 for ride, police say

A Lufkin woman was booked into jail Wednesday morning for allegedly calling 911 for a ride while high on an unknown intoxicant.

Bitter Twitter: Texas teen fired over tweet before she even starts

We've all had that job we just couldn't take anymore. yeah, well one north Texas woman known to the twitter-verse as Cella landed a gig at jets pizza in Mansfield.

Halliburton to cut between 5,000 and 6,500 jobs

Oil field services and Houston-based company Halliburton will be cutting between 5,000 and 6,500 jobs, according to the H

'Party Down South' star busted for drunk driving in Lafayette

Lafayette Police busted Lyle Boudreaux, a star in the CMT reality show 'Party Down South,' for drunk driving over the weekend.

Dallas officer shot, killed in apparent murder-suicide

Dallas cops know how to handle violent crime scenes – it's their job. But, when one of those scenes involves one of their own, then their job becomes personal.

Texas DPS to cease collecting all 10 fingerprints to obtain DL or ID

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature.

Texas not at risk despite low oil prices: Economist

The effects of a slowdown in the oil and gas industry are beginning to be seen across the Permian Basin, but according to a local economist, the slowdown won't have a dramatic effect on the state.

Parents of Texas teen shot dead by Longview Police retain lawyer

A law firm has announced the family of a teen shot dead by Longview Police officers has retained their services.

State budget proposal will not include cuts to higher education

The new proposed budget for the state does not include cuts to higher education, according to the Louisiana Division of Administration.