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The Smith County Sheriff's Office was searching Tuesday for an object at Lake Tyler off of Texas Highway 64 East.

Larry Christian, public information officer for the sheriff's office, said the object has evidentiary value, which means it's relevant to an investigation.

The Texas Department of Public Safety dive team is assisting in the search. The investigation includes multiple agencies, Christian said. 

Christian said the investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated.

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