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Jury convicts man in 2015 killing of 2 Baytown teens  Chron

A Chambers County jury has convicted a 21-year-old man of conspiracy to commit capital murder in the execution-style killings of two Baytown teenagers.

Motion to change name of Robert E. Lee High School fails, no vote held

The motion to change the school's name was not seconded by anyone on the board.

Baytown's Robert E. Lee High School celebrates 90 years  KTRK-TV

Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown just celebrated its 90th anniversary.

In Tyler, Robert E. Lee High School keeps its name  Chron

An effort to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler failed Monday, after drawn-out debate in the community around the issue, according to the ...

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Lee High School, Now Wisdom High  Houstonia Magazine

AS I APPROACHED an old building on Beverly Hill Street on a sunny day, my mind shuffled through memories of my time there: walking down noisy halls; ...

Crane falls at Robert E. Lee High School construction site, no injuries reported  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Calls flooded emergency dispatchers in Tyler on Wednesday morning as motorists reported a falling 260-foot tall crane.

The Trivago Guy, Tim Williams, performs his ode to Houston,

Houston native and "Trivago Guy," Tim Williams, talks his career and new music.

Lee High School employee suspended after photo of sex act surfaces  KPRC Houston

An employee at HISD's Lee High School has been suspended after a photograph surfaced on social media allegedly showing her having sex with a student.

HISD releases list of proposed school name changes

The renaming of seven Houston ISD schools whose current namesakes had ties to the Confederacy could be completed Thursday when the district's board of ...

Documentary Tour of Texas Aims to Inspire Dreams of College and Beyond  UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

AUSTIN, Texas – A new documentary series that may help change the way students look at creating paths to careers and college is making its way through ...

San Antonio school selling off named school memorabilia at auction  CW39 Houston

SAN ANTONIO - What's in a name? Well money, at least that's the case for items from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio which are set to be auctioned ...

Challenges don't daunt new campus leader at Lee High School

Among the more pressing needs of Houston Independent School District's Lee High School are reducing the high turnover rate of teachers, improving how ...

‘Where’d You Go to High School?’: Why It Matters in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

A few weeks ago, I was getting my haircut, and my stylist mentioned that he'd grown up in San Antonio. “Oh, really?” I said. “Me,...

Lee High School changes name to LEE High School to avoid link with Confederate leader  mySA

Legacy of Educational Excellence High School. Effective next school year, that's the new name North East Independent School District trustees, by a 5-2 vote ...

Lee HS student shot, killed while walking home in SW Houston  KPRC Houston

HOUSTON - A Lee High School student was shot and killed while walking home in southwest Houston Friday, according to a Houston Independent School ...

Sam Houston coach accused of 'inappropriate communications' to 2 students resigns  mySA

An athletic coordinator at Sam Houston High School in San Antonio resigned on Tuesday after he was accused of "inappropriate communications" with two ...

Group fighting to keep Robert E. Lee High School name releases statement on upcoming board meeting

Members of a group fighting to keep the name of Tyler Independent School District's Robert E. Lee High School have released a statement in response to the ...

Goose Creek ISD adding 5 minutes to school days due to Deer Park fire

BAYTOWN, Texas — Goose Creek ISD has decided to add an extra five minutes to the start of school days for slect campuses after the district was forced to ...

Tyler Lee offensive lineman Beaux Limmer signs with Arkansas  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Whenever football coaches at the University of Arkansas are on the recruiting trail, they say they are going “hog huntin'.”

Austin School Board, Communities Clash Over New Names For Schools Linked To Confederacy  KUT

The Austin Independent School District's Board of Trustees will vote next Monday on what to re-name four schools currently named after members of the.

Son accused of hiring Lee High classmate to kill mom  Houston Chronicle

From the beginning, Houston police say, they doubted 17-year-old Danish Moazzam Minhas' story about finding his mother's bloody body in their apartment.

Navasota HS teacher accused of improper relationship with student  Chron

A Navasota ISD teacher is accused of having an improper relationship with a student, officials said. Jennifer Drushel worked at Navasota High School and is on ...

John Tyler vs. Robert E. Lee Soccer  Tyler Morning Telegraph

As a multimedia journalist, nothing makes me happier than capturing the moments that define our community in East Texas. I'm a born-and-raised Texan and ...

Final TABC high school basketball rankings  Tyler Morning Telegraph

SUGAR LAND (AP) — Final Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball ...

Dickinson high school teacher accused of improper relationship with student

A former Dickinson High School teacher was arrested last week and charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year old student in 2016.

EARLY NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line KYTX

TYLER — For the second straight year, East Texans are getting the chance to take advantage of Early National Signing Day. CBS19 is all over the Piney Woods ...

Native Texan: Maisie Lee’s art and long life were shaped by the Big Bend  Houston Chronicle

The last living connection to Big Bend's frontier life was a sculptor, painter, wood carver and goat raiser who left her artistic mark on Marathon in far West Texas.

10 things you may not know about Trivago actor from Houston  Houston Chronicle

You may be familiar with Houston actor Tim Williams as the TV pitchman for travel website Trivago. But how well do you really know the guy?

Sixth class of Tyler ISD Athletics Hall of Fame set for induction Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Four all-state football standouts, two championship coaches, a tennis star and a state title team are the latest additions to the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame, ...

Texas A&M men's basketball program adds four players in 2019 signing class

The Texas A&M men's basketball program has announced the addition of four Aggies in the 2019 signing class.

Vintage photos show Robert E. Lee High School through the years

The North East Independent School District board voted Tuesday to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School, ending a years-long battle between ...

Lee High School’s Top 10 students in the Class of 2018  Midland Reporter-Telegram

--No. 1: Valedictorian Courtney Calloway has a GPA of 4.82. She is the daughter of Brian and Tina Calloway. Calloway plans to attend the University of Alabama ...

Man charged in 2015 Baytown teen slayings to start trial in Anahuac  Houston Chronicle

More than four years after two Baytown teenagers' bodies were found along a bayou in Chambers County, a 21-year-old man charged in the killings will soon ...

Frequently asked questions about Lee name change controversy  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler residents who want to see the name of Robert E. Lee High School changed have renewed their efforts to get the item on a future Tyler ISD board agenda.

Robert Matthew “Matt” Markiton | Obituaries  Katy Times

Robert Matthew “Matt” Markiton was born on March 31, 1976 in Houston, Texas to Robert Irvine and Christine Ann Leder Markiton. He attended Lee High School ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Tyler Lee's Haftu Knight places fourth, other East Texas results  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ROUND ROCK — Tyler Lee's Haftu Knight closed his high school cross country career with a fourth-place finish in Class 6A at the state meet Saturday at Old ...

These Houston-area high schools produced celebrities

Some Houston-area kids are walking down the same halls as some pretty big celebrities. Houston-area high schools have already produced an impressive pool ...

HISD approves name changes for seven schools  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The HISD Board of Trustees voted Thursday night to rename seven schools that were named after people with ties to the Confederacy.

10 Texas School Names Honoring Confederates Have Changed. At Least 24 Haven't.  The Texas Tribune

Tense debates have raged at Texas schools over the proper place of Confederate names in the public landscape. But many other districts have not considered ...

Robert E. Lee's 'Best Buddies' connects special needs students

Robert E. Lee High School's newest club is working to bring students closer together.

At Majority-Minority Schools, Confederate Names Remain  Texas Tribune

The Tribune identified 28 schools in Texas named after Confederate leaders Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and Albert Sidney Johnston.

Baytown Lee’s run of impressive quarterbacks still holds relevance  Houston Chronicle

This is the final installment of a five-part series highlighting Houston-area high school football programs specializing and building an identity in producing talent ...

ET Girls Basketball: Longview falls to Tyler Lee on road, more  Longview News-Journal

DISTRICT 11-6A. □ TYLER LEE 57, LONGVIEW 38: TYLER — The Longview Lady Lobos found a 19-6 first quarter deficit too much to overcome in their 57-38 ...

Homeless teen earns high school diploma from HISD  KTRK-TV

An HISD student who secretly lived alone on the streets of Houston for three years is inspiring everyone with his story.

Records: The 25 highest-paid high school principals in the San Antonio area 2018-2019

On average, high school principals in Bexar County make a base salary of about $109,000 each year, according to data obtained from each school district.

Class 6A All-State Football: Lee's Beaux Limmer, Longview's Haynes King earn first-team honors  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee's standout offensive lineman Beaux Limmer and Longview's strong-armed and fleet-footed quarterback Haynes King were voted first team on the ...

3rd teen charged in Lee High student's murder-for-hire case  Houston Chronicle

teen charged in murder-for-hire case A classmate of a high school student accused of orchestrating his mother's slaying destroyed evidence from the crime ...

UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old girl from Tyler found safe

UPDATE: Rhiannon Young is back home with her family now.

Class 6A Texas high school football playoff scores, pairings  Tyler Morning Telegraph

CLASS 6A DIVISION I. Bi-district. El Paso Franklin 77, Midland 56. Euless Trinity 56, Arlington Martin 34. Southlake Carroll 54, Coppell 10. DeSoto 55, Dallas ...

Look back at Anthony Bourdain's Houston episode of 'Parts Unknown'  KTRK-TV

Renowned chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain stopped by Montrose for dinner with farmers and hung out with Slim Thug during his 2016 trip to Houston.

Boys soccer: Tyler Lee, John Tyler play to 1-1 draw  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler and Tyler Lee shared the spoils Tuesday in a 1-1 draw at Red Raider Field as the Lions opened the scoring in the first half off a goal.

Families, activists petition Lee County school board after Sanford raid  WTVD-TV

The immigrant community in Sanford is still shaken up after nearly 30 people were taken into custody in an ICE raid last week.

Renaming Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools could cost hundreds of thousands more if not done during renovation  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The costs associated with renaming Tyler ISD's two high schools would be significantly lower if done during the ongoing renovations at both campuses, school ...

Set 90 years ago, Pearl Theater’s ‘Alabama Sky’ reflects today’s issues

Today's social issues find a spotlight in this year's Black History Month play at the Pearl Theater, even though “Blues for an Alabama Sky” was written in 1995 ...

Former Cy-Fair middle school employee said she lost virginity to 15-year-old student

A former Cypress-Fairbanks ISD employee appeared in court Monday after she admitted to losing her virginity to a 15-year-old boy who previously attended a ...

Spring Branch ISD teacher arrested for alleged relationship with student  San Antonio Express-News

A 31-year-old Spring Branch ISD teacher has been charged with sexual assault of a child and is accused of having an "improper relationship" with a student.

50 years of fierce football rivalry in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas - For the 50th year, Baytown Lee High school takes on Baytown Sterling Friday at 7 p.m. at Stallworth stadium.

Cy-Springs teacher sentenced to eight years in prison for sex with student  Houston Chronicle

A former Cypress Springs High School teacher broke down as she was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison for having sex and smoking marijuana with ...

Longview highlights 6A all-state, Tyler Lee's Beaux Limmer earns HM  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Five Longview Lobos, who helped lead their team to its first state football championship in 81 years, earned first-team honors on the 2018 Texas Sports Writers ...

Tall City Yearbook: A review of academic events from 2017-18  Midland Reporter-Telegram

City has 3 National Merit semifinalists. Jordan T. Sanz and Jordyn M. Whitson of Trinity School joined Lee High School's' Courtney C. Calloway on the 63rd ...

3 former San Antonio-area athletes are heading to the Super Bowl  Houston Chronicle

San Antonio may not have an NFL team to send to the Super Bowl, but it does have three players on a Super Bowl 2019 team. Three of the athletes listed on the ...

Man won his group's fantasy football bid after he passed away  KTRK-TV

Adam Mallia was the heart and soul of this tradition and still won, after death.

Lauren Hudson continues legacy of two famed interior designers  Houston Chronicle

Lauren Hudson owns Wells Design and the Wells Abbott to-the- trade showroom, keeping two Texas design legacies in tact. And the story of how she got here ...

Tyler Lee runs past Rockwall-Heath in 11-6A opener, 42-31  Tyler Morning Telegraph

District 11-6A's top rushing team in non-district play continued to pile up yards on the ground in the district opener.

BYRON JOHNSTON NOTEBOOK: Lee girls beat Plainview to shake up schedule  Midland Reporter-Telegram

The Lee girls basketball team created some madness in Pool B of the Byron Johnston Holiday Classic late Friday night. The Lady Rebels knocked down ...

Lufkin’s Carl Williams looking to break state power lifting record  KTRE

Carl Williams has been the talk of the power lifting scene in Deep East Texas as he looks to set a new state record.

Fight over Texas' Confederate symbols continues across the state  The Texas Tribune

The history of the Confederacy is embedded in Texas' roots — but since the violent Charlottesville rallies last August, Texas cities continue to grapple with what ...

NEISD to require clear backpacks, install buzz-in entry systems  San Antonio Express-News

In a new set of security measures, NEISD will require clear backpacks for middle and high school students and lock all external doors on its campuses during ...

District 11-6A Basketball: Tyler Lee's Jaiden Pinson named Newcomer of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jaiden Pinson made the most of his first season playing varsity basketball for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders.

Volleyball: Former Tyler Lee, Tyler Junior College coach Ronda Shirley named head coach at Division I USC Upstate  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Former Robert E. Lee High School and Tyler Junior College volleyball coach Ronda Shirley was announced as the new head volleyball coach at the University ...

State board votes to remove pro-Confederacy plaque from Texas Capitol  Houston Chronicle

A plaque glorifying the Confederacy that has been hanging in the Texas Capitol since 1959 is finally coming down — two years after Democratic lawmakers first ...

Memories of Lee football player killed in Vietnam remain vivid, poignant

Marine Pfc. Miguel Najar played in Lee-Brackenridge classic in 1963.

Lee band puts best foot forward to revive lost tradition  Houston Chronicle

Trumpeters Valencia and Michael Garcia, both juniors, know it's going to be fun, but they also take great pride in knowing they've been there from the start - or to ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

A list of all the known Texas Confederate statues, monuments and other symbols  The Texas Tribune

Texas has more than 180 public symbols of the Confederacy, with dozens of monuments dedicated during or after the Civil Rights era.

From a Homeless in Houston to a High School Topper  KTRK-TV

An interview with Liyjon DeSilva, a Houston teenager who went from homelessness and living on the street to graduating near the top of his Lee High School ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Tyler ISD Bus involved in a crash, no reports of injuries

50 students onboard a Tyler ISD school bus was involved in a crash. It happened around 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon near Loop 323 and Town Park Dr.

Tutor who allegedly had improper relationship detained in Midland County

A man who offered private tutoring services and allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student was being held Tuesday in the Midland County jail, ...

REL Theatre Dept. presents 'Annie' tonight | Lifestyle  The Baytown Sun

Leapin' lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine Annie takes center stage at Robert E. Lee High School as the last performance of one of the world's ...

Houston schools offer campus help for teen moms  Houston Chronicle

Parenting between classes$LINEBREAK$With teen moms getting younger, schools offer on-site help Most teen moms don't graduate high school, and national ...

Baytown Youth Fair BBQ Cookoff and Dance Saturday  The Baytown Sun

The Baytown Youth Fair host a BBQ Cookoff and Dance every year before the BYF fair and show begins. The money raised at the cookoff will be donated into ...

Secretary Julián Castro Wants NEISD To Rename Robert E. Lee High School  San Antonio Current

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro called on the North East Independent School District to change the name of Robert E. Lee High...

Tyler Lee will hit the road on Friday to take on North Mesquite  Tyler Morning Telegraph

MESQUITE — Tyler Lee has enjoyed the friendly confines of Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium for four of its first five games this season.

Son pleads guilty in murder-for-hire in mom's death  Houston Chronicle

A former Lee High School student on Thursday admitted to hiring a classmate in 2009 to kill his mother. Danish Minhas, 21, pleaded guilty to murder in ...

Murder victim honored by grandmother at high school graduation ceremony  KPRC Click2Houston

BAYTOWN, Texas - Kirsten Fritch had plans to attend college. Forensic science was an interest of hers, one that those who knew her said she would have ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is getting close to the playoffs with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games ...

ECISD announces principal changes  Odessa American

Ector County ISD Superintendent Tom Crowe announced several principal changes for the 2018-19 school year.

High School Football Helmets in Houston, Texas  Texan Live

Football Helmets from Houston, Texas and teams we have covered over the years. - High School Helmet, Football sports, helment, tx.

Ex-JT coach Allen Wilson to be honored in San Antonio  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Allen Wilson, who returned John Tyler High School football to prominence, will be honored on Saturday in San Antonio.

TJC softball begins season on Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Junior College softball team begins its fifth season as the No. 5 ranked squad in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll. The team is also seeking their ...

The Lee name change is intended to spark conversation  San Antonio Express-News

The suggestion to change the name of Robert E. Lee high school to Gregg Popovich High School has been a joke incubator for the last few days. The biggest ...

MISD: Enrollment breaks 26,000 student barrier  Midland Reporter-Telegram

Midland ISD has reported that the district pushed past the 26,000-student population total this week. The district told the Reporter-Telegram there were 26,054 ...

Hubbard Middle School Principal to become Bullard High School Principal  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees congratulated Hubbard Middle School Principal Kevin Blain as he prepares to embark on the next step in his career.

Notable sex scandals involving Houston-area teachers in 2018  Houston Chronicle

At least four former Houston-area teachers accused of having inappropriate relationships with students have made court appearances so far in September, ...

San Antonio struts its stuff hoping to be chosen for ‘America’s Got Talent’  mySA

Most of would-be stars waiting to audition for “America's Got Talent” Friday at the Convention Center downtown will leave disappointed. Their talents — singing ...

Liberty High, the strip-mall night school for immigrants  Houston Chronicle

Houston's Liberty High, a free public charter school for immigrants, serves students too old and too busy for conventional high schools.

SOURCE: Frankston hit with mass coach exodus

After a mass teacher exodus in 2017, Frankston Independent School District is now dealing with coaches leaving in droves.

Joe Clements honored by peers as he's inducted to THSCA Hall of Honor  Huntsville Item

Huntsville football legend Joe Clements finally has his place in the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.

Baytown Crime Stoppers honor original members and campus sponsors  The Baytown Sun

With a 1980s theme, the recent Baytown Crime Stoppers Sponsor Appreciation Banquet honored the Baytown Crime Stoppers original board members from ...

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