Bob Hallmark

Bob Hallmark

KLTV 7 Reporter

Bob Hallmark is a longtime reporter for KLTV. He grew up in Aldine, a south Texas town. At age 18, he joined the U.S. Navy. He later attended Chapman University in Orange, California.

Before moving to the Tyler-Longview area, Bob worked for Major League Baseball as network director of the Houston Astros Baseball Team. He was also network producer for Houston's International Hockey League, the Houston Aeros Hockey Team. Bob has also worked for radio/television stations in Boise, Idaho.

Since 2000, Bob has been a reporter and bureau chief in Longview. Bob is married to Norma Hallmark and has two sons: Jacob and Luke. Bob loves the outdoors. He owns a small farm in Hawkins where he raises livestock, including horses. He also does a little farming.

Recent Articles by Bob

Texas game wardens on standby for coast deployment

Workers discover car and body of missing East Texas woman

Monument controversy encompasses several East Texas counties

  Family of woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima opposes move to change brand

Suspects sought in East Texas safe burglary

Webxtra: Harrison County home invasion suspect

Longview holds annual MLK parade

WEBXTRA: Teen charged with manslaughter after 8-year-old boy shot, killed with pellet gun

East Texas emergency management coordinators brace for potential storm

New year brings new hope for family of missing East Texas woman

Funeral held for fallen Panola County Deputy Chris Dickerson

Sheriff, widow acknowledge impact of fallen deputy’s life of service

‘He was Godsent that night:’ Long Branch man recounts night Dep. Dickerson saved wife from burning home

Authorities capture Gregg County inmate accused of carving way through jail

East Texas service dog trainer looking for facility to continue his work

‘Big Boy’ steam engine rolls through East Texas

Human remains found during search for missing man in Gregg County

Gregg County Sheriff’s Office searching for man after car found near river

Rescue mission prepares for winter homeless

Family reacts to double murder at Kilgore apartment complex

Cross-training in law enforcement, medical skills required for East Texas sheriff’s airport division

Coyotes sighted attacking pets in East Texas county

9 East Texas counties under burn ban

East Texan authors book on escaping communist regime in Cambodia

Academy cadets fight suppression fire in summer heat

East Texas women’s shelter at capacity during heat, in need of donations

Huge bee colony (and free honey) removed from East Texas woman’s home

East Texas World War II veteran turns 100

Investigation solves mysterious East Texas lake oil slick

Bodycam video shows Harrison County deputy striking handcuffed man upon arrival at jail