Our Melissa McTee has your tylerpaper.com news update. Traffic near Highway 259, just north of Henderson was flowing slowly this morning after a Henderson ISD school bus and an 18-wheeler semi truck collided just before 8 o'clock this morning. According to Texas Department of Public Safety officials the bus has been identified as Henderson ISD bus #13 and fortunately was carrying no students at the time. No injuries were reported. Traffic is currently being diverted on the northbound side of Farm to Market road 2276 but southbound traffic is still flowing slowly near the crash scene. In an effort to enhance digital business marketing throughout East Texas, Tyler Paper, along with Hub Citi out of Austin and Project Progress are hosting 
East Texas Digital Talks 2016 at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6 at The Grove Kitchen & Gardens located on Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. East Texas Digital Talks is the premier digital strategies forum for businesses that are working to transform their digital advertising efforts, and make their marketing outlets work together. The casual atmosphere provides for state-of-art learning, while enjoying the company of others who share the idea of success in business. For more information, contact the Event Management by sending an email to Holly@ProgressRocks.com. Tyler ISD is showing their appreciation for law enforcement through its new "Blue Plate Special" program. The district is offering a free lunch to all Tyler and Smith County law enforcement officers at any of its campuses. The program runs every school day throughout the year. The program is designed to show appreciation for law enforcement while also creating personal relationships between students and officers. Participating officers must be in uniform and sign in at the office of each campus. Thanks for watching and check back in for more news updates throughout your day.

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