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Two arrested after chase starting in Hunt County

The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office issued the following statement in connection with the arrest of two suspects following a chase through three counties this morning:. “On June 23, 2021 at about 1:35 a.m. the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle that was swerving and driving erratically on the roadway. The operator of the vehicle refused to stop and increased speed in an attempt to get away.
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Wisconsin Man Jailed In Hunt County

Bond was set at $95,000 for a Wisconsin man arrested by State Troopers in Hunt County on multiple charges. Jalijah Washington was charged with Delivery of Dangerous Drugs, Money Laundering of beween $1500 and $20,000, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility.
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Commissioners to vote on transportation projects

The Hunt County Commissioners Court intends today to continue efforts toward major transportation improvement projects in the county. The commissioners are scheduled to proceed with the next step in the 2016 road bond package and to ask for some additional funding from the Texas Department Of Transportation during the meeting, set for 10 a.m. in the Auxiliary Courtroom, 2700 Johnson Street in Greenville. The session will be conducted via telephone and/or video conference and streamed at

Your Appraisal District Questions, Answered

What exactly is an appraisal district and what does it do? Brent South of the Hunt County Appraisal District answers these questions and more. South and North By Northeast regular guest Howdy Lisenbee, Commerce city manager, join us for this program. Commerce Budget Priorities Holding Steady. By Mark Haslett •...
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Amateur radio operators plan Field Day participation

Hunt County amateur radio organizations intend this weekend to test out the skills and equipment they would need in the event of a disaster, while reaching out to their counterparts across the world. The Sabine Valley Amateur Radio Association (SVARA) is scheduled to participate in the annual nationwide emergency communications...
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Inmates volunteer for community projects

A handful of men wearing green and white striped jumpsuits worked among the crosses and flags along the Audie Murphy Overpass in Greenville Thursday morning, doing some upkeep on the annual Greenville Flags project. They were closely monitored by jailers with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Terry Jones...
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The day Greenville murdered Ted Smith

What happened on a summer day between teenagers Viola Delancey and Ted Smith will never be known. The outcome, however, demonstrated the weight of being Black in America. In 1908, Hunt County was home to more than 4,000 Blacks — many descended from enslaved people forced to move to Texas during the Civil War. How and why Ted Smith, who was about 18, came to Greenville and Texas is not clear, but his death is one of the ugliest moments in state history.
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Hunt County Man Killed By US Marshal’s Task Force

Authorities have identified the Hunt County man killed by a US Marshal’s fugitive tasks force near a church in Cartright, Oklahoma. Twenty-seven-year-old Clayton Barbee of Celeste shot two to three times in the face and 6 times in the chest. He was wanted on multiple counts from several counties in Texas and Oklahoma, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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County’s unemployment rate slowly recovering

Two years ago, Hunt County saw a record low unemployment rate for May, while 2020 brought a record high jobless total for the month. The report issued Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission revealed that while Hunt County’s unemployment rate is still relatively high, it continues to steadily improve. Hunt...
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Emergency district tax plan to get public hearing

Hunt County residents are being invited to learn more about the proposed implementation of an Emergency Services District for most of the county’s fire departments. A public hearing on the district, also referred to as an ESD, which would also involve the establishment of a tax rate connected to the district.
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Commerce Man Faces Sexual Assault Trial

Trial was scheduled for this week in Hunt County District Court for a man accused of Sexual Assault of A Child. Thirty-year-old Julio Soto-Galvan of Commerce allegedly assault a child in March of 2019. He’s been in the Hunt County Detention Center under $250,000 bond since his arrest.
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Arrest reported in alleged teacher/student relationship

A Mineola man is in custody in Hunt County, after he was arrested over the weekend for allegedly having an improper relationship with a student. Toby Dylan Harle, 24, was taken into custody Saturday afternoon by the Greenville Police Department. He remained in the Hunt County Detention Center Monday morning on one count of improper relationship between educator and student and was being held in lieu of $60,000 bond.
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MIneola Man Jailed In Hunt County

A Mineola man was arrested in Hunt County for allegedly having an improper relationship with a student. Twenty-four-year-old Toby Dylan Harle was booked into the Hunt County Detention Center where bond was set at $60,000. No additional details concerning the charge were immediately released.
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Two more county deaths attributed to COVID-19

Two more deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 in Hunt County, as about one-third of the county’s population has received at least the first dose of a vaccine against the virus. The Texas Department of State Health Services reported Monday that Hunt County had 5,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases, an increase...