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For an organization tasked with addressing mental illness in East Texas, a pandemic has been a particularly unwelcome disruption.

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NACOGDOCHES — The majority of members of the State Board of Education are urging the public health officials to move public school employees to front of the line for coronavirus vaccines.

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NACOGDOCHES — With a contractor in place, work on a grant-funded upgrade of Etoile’s water system is set to begin.

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Texas will end the biennium with a $1 billion budget shortfall as result of the coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Monday, the day before lawmakers gavel in for the 87th Texas Legislature and begin working on a slimmer budget.

NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University’s Dr. Hollie Gammel Smith will take over for outgoing Dean of Students Dr. Adam Peck when he departs for Illinois State University in January, the university announced Friday.

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NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches County will receive more than 2,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine next week, state health officials announced Friday.

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NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches and much of Deep East Texas are facing tighter restrictions on retailers, restaurants and hospitals two days after the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine arrived in Texas.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University’s assistant vice president and dean of student affairs announced his resignation Monday, as well as his intention to take over a similar post at a university in his home state.

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NACOGDOCHES — Two Deep East Texas lawmakers have signed on to a bipartisan letter asking the Texas Education Agency to cancel or relax standardized testing this year, while an opposing group made up mostly of Dallas-area superintendents is asking the state to go forward with the accountabili…

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NACOGDOCHES — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert stepped up his defense of President Donald Trump during a Thursday morning appearance on “Fox and Friends First” in which he called Americans who reject unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud “ignorant” and “biased.”

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Downtown Nacogdoches is often lauded for its historic buildings, and there are more than a few new opportunities for people to get their hands on these days.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University is expanding its footprint into the Brazos Valley and will begin offering early childhood and elementary education classes next fall at Texas A&M University’s RELLIS Campus in Bryan.

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NACOGDOCHES — A federal grand jury has indicted a Nacogdoches woman on four counts of methamphetamine-related offenses, while her accused accomplice is charged with a single count of conspiracy.

Citing the financial burdens imposed on residents by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater East Texas Community Action Program is pushing its rent and energy assistance programs to people in the region.

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NACOGDOCHES — Six students accused by Stephen F. Austin State University officials of filing a false police report against a 17-year-old freshman have filed a federal lawsuit against the university, alleging a rush to judgment and violation of due process and seeking a restraining order to p…

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NACOGDOCHES — A federal judge has issued a restraining order delaying disciplinary hearings for six students accused by Stephen F. Austin State University officials of filing a false police report against a 17-year-old freshman.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University President Scott Gordon condemned the actions of a group of students who filed a false police report on another student earlier this month in a statement issued Monday night.

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NACOGDOCHES — A Shelby County man who federal prosecutors are calling the “Dark Web Cannibal” after he posted an online ad seeking to abuse, kill and eat a child, will spend 40 years in federal prison for child exploitation violations.

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Two East Texas legislators are leading the bipartisan group putting pressure on Gov. Greg Abbott to develop a plan to expand high-speed internet access across the state as the coronavirus pandemic has “exacerbated existing disparities.”

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University students returned to class Monday to start the fall semester during a year that has thrown countless and endless challenges at high education institutions. So how did it go?

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NACOGDOCHES — A Lufkin man was sentenced to 99 years in prison this month after pleading guilty to indecency with a child committed more than two decades ago.

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An 18-year-old Nacogdoches resident is facing a felony charge in a food tampering incident in which police received a video of someone biting juice bottles before returning them to a store bin last week.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Nacogdoches County jail has been battling an outbreak of the coronavirus that has infected more than 100 inmates, sidelined more than a dozen staff members and prompted Sheriff Jason Bridges to request additional medical personnel from the state.

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A Center man is facing a felony charge after a fatal car crash that claimed the life of a Tenaha resident Saturday.

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Summer training for female athletes at Nacogdoches ISD is paused until July 13 after a student tested positive for the coronavirus, the school district reported.

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The family of a Tyson worker from Center who died in April of the coronavirus is suing the meat processing company, saying it failed to provide a safe work environment.

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Nacogdoches county officials said Tuesday that no charges would be pursued in the confrontation between a man and protestors outside the county courthouse earlier this month.

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Two cases of coronavirus confirmed Saturday and four more diagnosed Monday bring Nacogdoches County’s total to 335, the County Emergency Office announced.

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U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert introduced an amendment to House Democrats’ sweeping police reform bill in hopes of strengthening anti-lynching laws, but his proposal was shot down by Judiciary Committee Chairman Jarrold Nadler, D-New York.