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Ada schools face funding shortfall Video included

While gas and oil revenue makes up for some of the deficit, the district is still left with more than $30,000 of red ink.

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Trump plans 'major announcement' on Saturday

President Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office on January 8, 2019. (NBC News) President Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office on January 8, 2019. (NBC News)

In a tweet, the President said the announcement concerns "the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown."

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Choctaw Nation program boosts teaching careers Video included

"We want to make sure we're giving our educators the support that they need and the confidence they need in order to go into the field," project director Kelly Brame explained.

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Feeling poorly? Here's what works for symptom relief

Coughing, sore throat, congestion; it seems like everyone is suffering.

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Denison complex to offer downtown dining variety Video included

This former supermarket in downtown Denison is being converted in to a food hall. (KTEN) This former supermarket in downtown Denison is being converted in to a food hall. (KTEN)

The food hall-style restaurant incubator to be known as The Railyard will feature six mini-kitchens in a space now being renovated at 507 West Main Street.

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Denison police: Mom fell asleep before crash that killed son

A Denison man died Thursday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in the 1800 block of South Armstrong Avenue.

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Marietta expands city limits to new Justice Center Video included

The new Love County Justice Center is being built outside the current city limits of Marietta. (KTEN) The new Love County Justice Center is being built outside the current city limits of Marietta. (KTEN)

The new Love County Justice Center is being built near -- but not in -- Marietta. But it needs to be located within the county seat.

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Fatal crash closes Love County highway

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A woman was killed and two other people were injured Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision near Marietta.

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Special colleague mourned by Coal County firefighters Video included

Weston Lee, 20, was killed in an accident on his family's farm. (Courtesy) Weston Lee, 20, was killed in an accident on his family's farm. (Courtesy)

Weston Lee, 20, had been a honorary firefighter for both the Clarita and Olney fire departments. He died Tuesday in a farming accident at his home.

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Sherman police search for 'potentially dangerous' escapee

Police issued an alert for Christopher Frith, who escaped from a Sherman facility on January 17, 2019. (Sherman Police/Facebook) Police issued an alert for Christopher Frith, who escaped from a Sherman facility on January 17, 2019. (Sherman Police/Facebook)

Christopher Frith, 36, was said to have been wearing a gray medical scrubs-type shirt and blue jeans. He was not wearing shoes. 

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Higher minimum wage on the agenda in Texas, Oklahoma Video included

"It could actually help people get out of poverty," said Adam Schemo, manager of Wanna Burger in Sherman. 

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High-speed pursuit ends with crash in Ada Video included

This white sedan crashed in Ada after a high-speed chase that started in Durant on January 16, 2019. (Courtesy Jonathan Shelton) This white sedan crashed in Ada after a high-speed chase that started in Durant on January 16, 2019. (Courtesy Jonathan Shelton)

Law enforcement recovered nearly a half-million dollars in cash along with suspected drugs and a stolen car after the 75-mile chase ended.

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Pauls Valley facility will become K-9 training center Video included

The former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center has been acquired by the Department of Corrections. (KTEN) The former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center has been acquired by the Department of Corrections. (KTEN)

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections will train police dogs at the former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center. 

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Sherman man sentenced in child injury case

Frederick Harper (Grayson County Jail) Frederick Harper (Grayson County Jail)

Frederick Harper, 31, was given a 35-year sentence for causing serious injuries to his girlfriend's child in 2016.

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Bills to expand Stitt's power filed in Oklahoma Senate

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (Photo: State of Oklahoma) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (Photo: State of Oklahoma)

The new Oklahoma Senate leader is introducing a series of bills to give Gov. Kevin Stitt the ability to hire and fire the directors of some of the state's largest agencies.

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Texas lawmakers consider school funding boost Video included

"If this were to happen, it'd be a tremendous morale boost for our teachers," Denison ISD Superintendent Dr. Henry Scott said.

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Online donors fund Murray County school lunches Video included

"When hard times come, they continue to uplift each other," said Jennifer Mayo, who established two GoFundMe pages to support lunch programs in Davis and Sulphur.

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Choctaw Nation investing in communities Video included

Bryan County officials accept a $6,300 check from the Choctaw Nation. (Courtesy) Bryan County officials accept a $6,300 check from the Choctaw Nation. (Courtesy)

"We want to make sure that we are hand-in-hand with our communities helping all of Southeastern Oklahoma grow," Choctaw Nation Economic Development Director Tammye Guin said.

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Durant City Manager drops lawsuit against Council member

Durant city manager sues council woman Durant city manager sues council woman

In a written statement, City Manager Tim Rundel said he felt the lawsuit could be a distraction from getting the city's business to the next level.

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Sherman manufacturer gets expansion incentive

Modular Power Solutions in Sherman. (Google Earth) Modular Power Solutions in Sherman. (Google Earth)

After more than doubling its workforce during an expansion that began in 2016, Modular Power Solutions is planning to add $2 million in equipment and a new building.

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Shutdown leaves consumers at risk to scammers Video included

As thieves try to gain access to your social security number, the Federal Trade Commission can't monitor calls due to the ongoing government shutdown.

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Bodies found in Oklahoma believed to be missing Texans Video included

The bodies of Michael Swearingin and Jenna Scott were discovered in a shallow grave near Okemah, Okla. (KFOR) The bodies of Michael Swearingin and Jenna Scott were discovered in a shallow grave near Okemah, Okla. (KFOR)

A preliminary investigation indicates the bodies are those of 28-year-old Jenna Scott and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin of Temple, Texas.

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Durant welcomes TV makeover show crew Video included

Small Business Revolution host Amanda Brinkman captures the crowd at a Durant pep rally on January 15, 2019. (KTEN) Small Business Revolution host Amanda Brinkman captures the crowd at a Durant pep rally on January 15, 2019. (KTEN)

The Small Business Revolution rolled into Durant on Tuesday evening as it evaluates 10 small cities competing for a big $500,000 grant.

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Parents invited to sexual predator awareness seminars Video included

"If we can reach several hundred people and maybe save one child from becoming a victim of sexual assault or sexual abuse, then that's a win," District Attorney Brett Smith said.

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Officer's ailing wife gets boost from Southmayd police Video included

Jodi Nortman (Courtesy) Jodi Nortman (Courtesy)

Officer Jerrod Nortman's wife Jodi was diagnosed with median arcuate ligament syndrome, a rare condition that is the specialty of just one surgeon in the country.

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Four arrested in Ardmore child neglect case Video included

Four Ardmore residents were arrested on child neglect charges. (Ardmore PD) Four Ardmore residents were arrested on child neglect charges. (Ardmore PD)

Police said what officers saw when they arrived at the house was almost unimaginable.

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Former Rangers pitcher facing child sexual abuse charges

Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on charges of child sexual abuse. (Denton County Jail) Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on charges of child sexual abuse. (Denton County Jail)

Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested Monday and later released after posting a $25,000 bond.

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Texas lawmakers consider motorcycle helmet requirement Video included

"I just feel that the helmet should be a choice," said biker Bobby French.

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Three arrests in Denison robbery-assault case

A man was robbed and assaulted at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN) A man was robbed and assaulted at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN)

Stacy Jamison, 21; Robert Morgan Jr., 23;  and Carlos Paniagua Jr., 29, were arrested in Bryan County, Oklahoma.

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Sherman's growth reflected in building permits Video included

Sherman is planning for rapid growth. (KTEN) Sherman is planning for rapid growth. (KTEN)

The City of Sherman is growing, and the numbers prove it.

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Science of wine intrigues Austin College students Video included

Austin College students get an education on wine. (KTEN) Austin College students get an education on wine. (KTEN)

From geography to wine etiquette, the school's Science and Culture of Wine course gives novice connoisseurs a new perspective.

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Texas Amber Alert discontinued after missing girl found safe

Officials said Marisol Arroyo, left, was abducted by Rigoberto Santos. (Courtesy) Officials said Marisol Arroyo, left, was abducted by Rigoberto Santos. (Courtesy)

WOAI-TV reports the Live Oak County Sheriff's Office said Marisol Arroyo was found safe in Laredo, Texas.

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Three masked men sought in Denison robbery-assault Video included

A man was stabbed multiple times and robbed at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN) A man was stabbed multiple times and robbed at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN)

A Denison man is hospitalized in stable condition after what deputies are calling an aggravated robbery.

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Denison trash conversion: Bye-bye bags

Denison is converting trash pickup to curbside plastic bags to automated bins. (KTEN) Denison is converting trash pickup to curbside plastic bags to automated bins. (KTEN)

The change requires sanitation customers to put their garbage in bins instead of bags on the curb.

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Ada officer on leave after domestic violence accusations Video included

Ada police Officer Roy Allen Musser (Pontotoc County Sheriff photo) Ada police Officer Roy Allen Musser (Pontotoc County Sheriff photo)

The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office said Chasity Musser reported a series of physical assaults by Roy Allen Musser.

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Sooners QB Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

OU quarterback Kyler Murray OU quarterback Kyler Murray

Murray announced his decision in a tweet, ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known. 

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Political newcomer takes Oklahoma's top job Video included

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt waves after being sworn in on January 14, 2019. (KFOR via NBC News) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt waves after being sworn in on January 14, 2019. (KFOR via NBC News)

Kevin Stitt promised he'd use his business acumen to make state government more transparent and fiscally sound.

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Egg becomes Instagram's most-liked post Video included

This photo of a brown egg has become Instagram's most-liked post. (Instagram) This photo of a brown egg has become Instagram's most-liked post. (Instagram)

The egg dethroned Kylie Jenner's birth announcement as Instagram's top attraction. 

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Food safety monitor under development in Ardmore Video included

An illustration of Willie Thompson's food sensor invention. (KTEN) An illustration of Willie Thompson's food sensor invention. (KTEN)

"Until we start showing people that ... we want something done about the food, it's never going to happen," inventor Willie Thompson said.

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Durant kids share bond after Christmas card tradition Video included

6 Durant firefighter babies born 6 months apart 6 Durant firefighter babies born 6 months apart

A viral photo promotes the Durant Fire Department's core values of family and brotherhood. 

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Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribes

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The federal government shutdown has put a strain on hundreds of Native American tribes across the country that rely on federal funding guaranteed by treaties, acts of Congress and other agreements. More>>

Durant gets ready for reality TV spotlight Video included

Signs in Durant welcome the hosts of the Small Business Revolution TV reality show. (KTEN) Signs in Durant welcome the hosts of the Small Business Revolution TV reality show. (KTEN)

The Small Business Revolution TV reality show will be coming to Durant next Tuesday.

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Texoma doctors warn of impending flu outbreak Video included

"We expect maybe 20 percent of the population will be having the influenza," said Wilson N. Jones emergency room physician James Frame.

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Prison sentence for gunman in Denison manslaughter case Video included

Brandon Jeffery pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal shooting in Denison on May 4, 2017. (KTEN/Denison PD) Brandon Jeffery pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal shooting in Denison on May 4, 2017. (KTEN/Denison PD)

Brandon Jeffery has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a 2017 fatal shooting outside a Denison bar.

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Ardmore double-murder suspect in court Video included

Accused killer Carlton Franklin, right, is escorted into a Carter County courtroom on January 11, 2019. (KTEN) Accused killer Carlton Franklin, right, is escorted into a Carter County courtroom on January 11, 2019. (KTEN)

Carlton Franklin is charged with first degree murder in the fiery deaths of Karlie Clearman and Justin Sullivan in November 2017.

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Path cleared for Confederate plaque removal in Texas Capitol

This plaque, installed at the Texas Capitol in 1959, will be removed. This plaque, installed at the Texas Capitol in 1959, will be removed.

Pressure mounted on Republican Gov. Greg Abbott after a black lawmaker from Dallas began publicly condemning the plaque as historically indefensible.

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No danger found in envelope delivered to lawmaker's Sherman office

Grayson County Courthouse (KTEN/File) Grayson County Courthouse (KTEN/File)

A bomb squad and hazardous materials team were called to a "suspicious envelope" at Rep. John Ratcliffe's office in the Grayson County Courthouse.

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Stitt poised to replace nation's least-liked governor Video included

Kevin Stitt and Mary Fallin Kevin Stitt and Mary Fallin

Kevin Stitt is making his rounds across the state this week, now just four days away from replacing two-term Gov. Mary Fallin.

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Calera braces for major highway project Video included

An artist's conception of a planned U.S. 69/75 intersection upgrade in Calera. (ODOT) An artist's conception of a planned U.S. 69/75 intersection upgrade in Calera. (ODOT)

The clock is ticking for residents and business owners to figure out what they need to do to get ready for some big changes on U.S. 69/75.

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Garvin County district has plan to replace high school Video included

Elmore City-Pernell High School would be replaced if voters approve an $18 million bond package. (KTEN) Elmore City-Pernell High School would be replaced if voters approve an $18 million bond package. (KTEN)

Elmore City-Pernell Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Cruz says the $18 million bond proposal would also fund a new gymnasium.

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Federal shutdown impacts Sherman brewery Video included

A Sherman brewery can't distribute new beers because the federal agency that approves labels is closed. (KTEN) A Sherman brewery can't distribute new beers because the federal agency that approves labels is closed. (KTEN)

903 Brewers is unable to ship out new beers because they can't get new labels approved.

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Traffic alert: US 75 shutdown shifted to Saturday Video included

U.S. 75 will close at FM 455 for traffic realignment. (KTEN) U.S. 75 will close at FM 455 for traffic realignment. (KTEN)

The highway closure in Anna has now been moved back from Friday night to Saturday at noon, anticipating bad weather.

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Report: Kyler Murray leaning toward pro football career Video included

OU quarterback Kyler Murray OU quarterback Kyler Murray

Murray was expected to play pro baseball after college, but that decision is now up in the air. 

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Police concerned about Anna break-ins Video included

Anna police are investigating break-ins in the Camden Parc subdivision. (KTEN) Anna police are investigating break-ins in the Camden Parc subdivision. (KTEN)

A woman in the Camden Parc subdivision reported finding her back door wide open -- even though she said she left the house with the doors locked.

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Denison schools honored for college prep program Video included

A Denison ISD advanced placement class. (KTEN) A Denison ISD advanced placement class. (KTEN)

"It's good for getting college credit," student Avery Crawley said.

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Freight train derails in Denton County Video included

A Union Pacific freight train derailed in Aubrey, Texas, on January 9, 2019. (KXAS) A Union Pacific freight train derailed in Aubrey, Texas, on January 9, 2019. (KXAS)

Union Pacific said 13 cars of the freight train went off the tracks in Aubrey on Wednesday morning.

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Ardmore housing project adding safe rooms Video included

An Ardmore firm is adding safe rooms to properties now under construction. (KTEN) An Ardmore firm is adding safe rooms to properties now under construction. (KTEN)

An Ardmore housing management company wants to make its properties safer for tenants. 

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Federal shutdown delays Oklahoma road, bridge contracts

Transportation officials in Oklahoma this week announced plans to delay bids on 45 new highway projects worth about $137 million.

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Van Alstyne honors judge for decades of service Video included

Van Alstyne Municipal Judge Thomas Redwine was honored on January 8, 2019. (KTEN) Van Alstyne Municipal Judge Thomas Redwine was honored on January 8, 2019. (KTEN)

Judge Thomas Redwine was recognized for 40 years of public service. 

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Oklahoma teachers remain legislative priority: Republican speaker

Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-District 22) Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-District 22)

A teacher pay raise and more school options for parents were just some of the goals Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall laid out Tuesday.

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Marshall County voters OK hospital tax renewal

AllianceHealth Madill Hospital benefits from a one-cent sales tax for Marshall County residents. (KTEN) AllianceHealth Madill Hospital benefits from a one-cent sales tax for Marshall County residents. (KTEN)

The AllianceHealth Madill medical facility will continue to receive the proceeds of a one-percent sales tax.

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Ask the Doctor: Thyroid health

Thyroid issues can lead to fatigue. (AllianceHealth Durant) Thyroid issues can lead to fatigue. (AllianceHealth Durant)

Are you feeling tired? Do you need more energy? You may need to get your thyroid checked.

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Oklahoma game warden catches poacher via dating app

A woman unwittingly shared this photo of her poached "bigo buck" with a game warden on a dating app. (Facebook) A woman unwittingly shared this photo of her poached "bigo buck" with a game warden on a dating app. (Facebook)

An Oklahoma woman looking for love got more than she bargained for when she unwittingly shared her exhilaration about illegally shooting a "bigo buck" on a dating app with a state game warden.

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Maysville schools propose $220K bond issue Video included

Maysville High School (KTEN) Maysville High School (KTEN)

If voters approve, the district plans to use the funds for computers, textbooks and school vehicles.

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Idabel police arrest suspect in murder case

Gary Dixon is charged with first degree murder. (OSBI) Gary Dixon is charged with first degree murder. (OSBI)

Gary Dixon, 27, was apprehended Monday by the Idabel Special Emergency Response Team at the Country Place Apartments.

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Career Day inspires Bryan County teens Video included

Eighth graders attend a career event at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. (KTEN) Eighth graders attend a career event at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. (KTEN)

People from 16 different career fields gave nearly 600 8th graders the opportunity to explore potential jobs.

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Freight train derails in Bryan County Video included

A freight train hauling coal derailed near Bokchito on January 8, 2019. (KTEN) A freight train hauling coal derailed near Bokchito on January 8, 2019. (KTEN)

Workers were assessing damage Tuesday morning after a freight train derailed just west of Bokchito.

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'Joe Exotic' murder-for-hire trial delayed

Joseph Maldonado-Passage was booked on September 7, 2018. (Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office) Joseph Maldonado-Passage was booked on September 7, 2018. (Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office)

Court documents show a federal judge agreed to a defense request for more time to prepare and rescheduled the trial of Joseph Maldonado-Passage until March 12.

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Caught on camera: Car crashes into Hugo diner Video included

Surveillance video shows the moment of impact when a car crashed into Angie's Circus City Diner in Hugo on January 5, 2019. (Courtesy) Surveillance video shows the moment of impact when a car crashed into Angie's Circus City Diner in Hugo on January 5, 2019. (Courtesy)

No one was hurt Saturday when an elderly woman crashed her car into the front of Angie's Circus City Diner.

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Hagerman roads flooded as Lake Texoma rises Video included

A bridge to nowhere at the flooded Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN) A bridge to nowhere at the flooded Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN)

Some roads at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge are already completely submerged, and with more rain in the forecast, the hazards could multiply.

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Trio nabbed in Carter County meth bust

David Stanford Jr., Hallie Cole and Joseph Villemarette were arrested on drug charges. (Carter County Sheriff) David Stanford Jr., Hallie Cole and Joseph Villemarette were arrested on drug charges. (Carter County Sheriff)

The three suspects are charged with aggravated drug trafficking in Carter County.

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Texas lawmakers return to Austin Video included

The Texas House of Representatives (NBC News/File) The Texas House of Representatives (NBC News/File)

The Texas Legislature is back in session at noon on Tuesday, and there's a lot to watch after the November midterm elections. 

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Marshall County voters asked to continue hospital tax Video included

The AllianceHealth Hospital in Madill. (KTEN) The AllianceHealth Hospital in Madill. (KTEN)

If approved, one percent of the sales tax collected will continue to go toward funding the AllianceHealth Madill hospital facility.

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Work to begin on FM 691 widening project Video included

Work is set to begin on widening FM 691. (KTEN) Work is set to begin on widening FM 691. (KTEN)

If you drive along FM 691 (Grayson Drive), here's a reminder that temporary lane closures will begin Tuesday for construction.

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Oklahoma governor-elect picks Sonic executive as new COO

Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt says the new COO will play a key role in fulfilling his campaign pledge to make the state's 120 agencies more efficient and focused on customers.

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Boil order issued for Sardis Lake water users

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality said issued the boil order due to cloudiness and mud in the water, and the loss of pressure following a water main break.

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Oklahoma City police say 3 dead in suspected homicide

Oklahoma City police are investigating the deaths of three people what officers are calling a suspected triple homicide.

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Famous museum brings war planes to Grayson County Video included

Historic planes are held inside of the Cavanaugh Flight Museum's hangar for restoration (KTEN) Historic planes are held inside of the Cavanaugh Flight Museum's hangar for restoration (KTEN)

For 26 years, the Cavanaugh Flight Museum has remodeled historic war planes in Addison, Texas. Now the museum is expanding its restoration project to Grayson County.  

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Hundreds of bikers ride for Durant infant Video included

Bikers ride for Durant girl Bikers ride for Durant girl

Usually, it only takes a little sunshine to bring this many motorcycle riders together, but on Friday, it was all for Dahlia Ussery.

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Ask the Doctor: Colon cancer

AllianceHealth Durant surgeon Jay Jacinto M.D. (KTEN) AllianceHealth Durant surgeon Jay Jacinto M.D. (KTEN)

Colon cancer is the third most common form of cancer for men and women, and about 50,000 people die as a a result each year.

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