Tyler-based New Hope Energy and the petrochemical industry are bullish on the technology, but critics say it’s a distraction from the pressing need to reduce our use of the material.
Why choose one architectural style? In Tyler’s Mosaic District, no two buildings are alike.
Meet Executive Editor Michael Hall: Rock Star, Award-Winning Journalist, and a New Documentary’s Leading Man
Decades of his dogged reporting are receiving well-deserved recognition.
Rogelio and Carrie Tellez combine the cuisines of their Mexican and Pacific Islander roots at a restaurant that serves tacos unlike any others in Texas.
Stop and smell its famous roses, yes—but this East Texas city offers more to enjoy, including a delightful dining scene.
From the Ex-Wife to the Mother Clucker, the sandwiches at Stanley’s Famous Pit Barbecue in Tyler hint at some legendary tales.
At the charming Hotel Ritual in small-town Jacksonville, you can tap into any frequency you wish.
Former Texas GOP chair Allen West is a darling of the right wing. But the grassroots in Texas is not the kingmaker it used to be.
Fermat’s last theorem went unsolved for more than 350 years—and the role of the Tyler oil heir who funded its 1994 solution was largely unknown until this week.
Last November, an explosion at the beloved smoked turkey company destroyed 87,000 turkeys. Just in time for this year’s holiday season, the Greenbergs are back in business.
The outlaw-country star joins an unlikely cultural movement in the Rose Capital of Texas.
Plus, a man sued a restaurant for allowing him to get “too drunk.”
In Jacksonville, Palestine, and Tyler, local entrepreneurs cater to tourists looking for luxury (and a very fine slice of pie) amid the Piney Woods farms and fields.
Plus, Rusty Taco expands to San Antonio and Mother's Day specials abound.
One of the nation’s only Mexican-Chamorro fusion restaurants, C Rojo’s serves tacos brimming with mangoes, pineapples, and even coconut.
The East Texas Republican tested positive for the coronavirus after refusing to wear a mask—which almost made us forget about his supporters allegedly beating up his opponent’s campaign manager.
The northeast Texas oasis among the pines reminds us of happier summers while providing needed respite now.
Rough it—or not—and make sure to get some barbecue.
Dalila Reynoso, who started a friendship with Sheriff Larry Smith at Whataburger, now monitors local jails to keep him accountable.
A new biography of ‘The Tyler Rose’ demonstrates that the legendary running back’s insistence that he wasn’t a transformative racial figure was too modest by half.
James Fulton reunites with his family, as victim Haile Beasley’s parents decry justice undone.
A decade ago, Gabby Sones accused her parents and five others of running the most depraved child sex ring in Texas history. Now she’s ready to clear their names.
A Tyler man is feeling a little hot under the collar.
Soaps, oils, and scrubs from the Rose Capital of Texas.
The essence of Texas barbecue—past and present—is in the Piney Woods.
The most superlative amenities at the state's top getaways.
And the apps to download before you go.
Fly, fly, blackbird.
Do the crime, get a life sentence … of marriage.
The state's top offerings, from Gary Clark Jr.'s Austin City Limits taping to a view of Cuba in Dallas.
Who’s the toughest opponent for Republicans who want to crack down on illegal immigration? Other Republicans.
The Democrats will most certainly fight the Republicans over immigration reform legislation this session, but the Republican’s biggest opponents are powerful interests within their own party. Nate Blakeslee talks about grassroot efforts, tea party champions, and why immigration has become one of the most important issues facing our state.
History makes no mention of what was one of the most popular all-female country acts ever. Yet the story of the Goree Girls—inmates who banded together in the forties at Texas’ sole penitentiary for women—is worth a listen.
The Republican congressman from Tyler says an oil pipeline radiates heat, making it a popular "date" destination for caribou.
The wheels of justice (or injustice) continue to turn in the shockingly bizarre Mineola swingers club case.
Another defendant in the Mineola child sex ring crimes is found guilty.
The Mineola child sex ring scandal keeps getting weirder.
The Texas attorney general takes a second look at the Mineola child sex ring cases.
Investigators and social workers in the Mineola Swingers Club cases have admitted that there was plenty of evidence that never made it into the first three trials that resulted in three life sentences. Will it make a difference?
When adults are accused of unthinkable crimes against children, what’s fact and what’s fiction can get lost in translation.
Was the quaint East Texas town of Mineola home to a horrific child sex ring? Were the three people sent to prison last year for running it guilty? Was justice served? Depends on which district attorney you ask.
A tip of the hat to risk-taking, barrier-breaking, establishment-tweaking Texans.
In these nine Texas towns, produce is more than product. It’s pride.