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Reward Increased to $12,500 for Most Wanted Fugitive, Suspect in Double Homicide

The reward for Frankie Lee Bell Jr., 29, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January. Bell, affiliated with the Bloods gang, is wanted for murder ...

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DPS Welcomes 97 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 97 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. Major General John F. Nichols, the Adjutant General of Texas, was the keynote speaker ...

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DPS Recognizes Heroes, Exceptional Achievements

On Thursday, the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Purple Hearts, one Lifesaving Award, two Director’s Awards, and a Unit Citation. Additionally, the Texas Rangers were recognized by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and a long-time Driver License employee was remembered. “The awards we presented today ...

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Texas Comptroller’s Office Unveils New Unclaimed Property Website

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans to search for their unclaimed money this holiday season with the Unclaimed Property Division’s new and improved website, ClaimitTexas.org. “I am proud of our unclaimed property program, which has returned about $800 million to its rightful owners since I’ve been Comptroller,” Hegar said. “The newly ...

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More TxDOT Work on I-45

The construction of the 6 miles widening project, Segment 1B of IH 45 from 0.5 miles north of Vick Springs Road to 0.3 miles north of SH 19 is under way.  This project will widen IH 45 to six lanes and will replace the SH75 Bridge and southbound SH 19 ...

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Passenger Rail Study Moves to Next Phase

Focus on Corridor Between Oklahoma and South Texas Three-segment, 850-mile corridor could provide passenger rail service A federally funded study to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas recently advanced to the next phase allowing for continued exploration of the proposed route. The $7 ...

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DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1982 Murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1982 murder of Ruth Elizabeth Bettis, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before next ...

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ERS Accepting Applications for the Group Benefits Advisory Committee

ERS will be accepting applications through October 15 to serve on the Group Benefits Advisory Committee (GBAC). The GBAC was created to advise the ERS Board in the planning and development of employee benefits programs for employees and retirees participating in the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program. Goal: To ensure that ...

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DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1988 Murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1988 murder of Michael Flores, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before next month’s featured case ...

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Texas Introduces 100th Anniversary License Plate

It’s a celebration one century in the making as the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles introduces a specialty license plate commemorating the 100th anniversary of license plates in the state. The new 100-Year Plate will be available to order for only one year beginning Sept. 1, 2017. Texans who order this ...

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