AUSTIN — Texas’ attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud charges but would not say who is behind the political organization, which has virtually no public profile.

At a news conference in Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon, Congressman Roger Williams, who represents parts of Killeen and Fort Hood, spoke defiantly of what happened during the Republican baseball team’s practice earlier that morning. His voice wavered and he held back tears as he spoke.

As State Rep. Hugh Shine discussed Senate Bill 2 in a phone call with the Herald, he had to stop to register his vote for an unrelated bill being debated. He was on the Texas House of Representatives floor Thursday, and his colleagues were in the middle of a debate about funding for Child Pr…

WASHINGTON — In a stunning reversal of momentum, Republicans salvaged long-held ambitions to unwind former President Obama's 2010 health care law, passing a major overhaul in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday afternoon.  

Four weeks ago Euronet Worldwide, Inc. placed a $1 billion bid for MoneyGram, a money transfer service based in Texas and commonly used by Fort Hood soldiers and other military personnel to send and receive money while deployed overseas.

Texas senators spent hours on Thursday questioning how a “private school choice” bill would hold private schools accountable or help students with disabilities before voting to give it final passage, 18-13. 

DALLAS — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge to allow the state to join Dallas County officials in a federal lawsuit brought by immigrants alleging their civil rights were violated when they were held in the county jail on immigration holds.

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(CARTHAGE, LA) - Panola College has once again been named a great college to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Panola College has held this honor for six consecutive years.

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