East Texas town, county offices closed due to winter weather


(KETK) – Several county and city offices in East Texas have closed due to winter weather. Below is a list of closures.


The City of Alto will be closing city offices and canceling municipal court on Thursday, February 3.


the The town hall of Arpé will close at noon on February 3 and will remain closed on February 4 due to expected winter conditions.

Franklin County

All non-essential Franklin County offices will be closed Thursday, February 3 due to inclement weather.


Gilmer Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, February 3.


City Hall and city offices will close early at 1 p.m. Thursday due to wintry weather and reopen Monday.

Gun Barrel City

the Gun Barrel Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, February 3 due to winter conditions.

Henderson County

All Henderson County government offices will be closed on Thursday, February 3.

Henderson County has set up a winter weather hotline. Residents with weather-related issues can call 903-677-7270. This phone line is reserved for people with weather-related problems.


Due to deteriorating weather conditions, the City of Jacksonville offices will be closed Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

Essential services such as police, fire and public works will remain in operation. The city plans to reopen at noon Friday but will continue to monitor weather conditions.

Long-term vision

The Town of Longview offices will close early at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday they will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m.

Longview transit services will follow the same adjusted schedule. The city’s leisure centers will also be closed.


Due to bad weather and for the safety of citizens and employees, City Hall and other public facilities will be closed on Thursday, February 3 at 3 p.m. and will reopen on Friday, February 4 at 10 a.m. All essential emergency services will be provided. without interruption.

Smith County

Smith County offices will be closed February 3 due to forecasted winter weather.

“I have assessed the weather situation and believe it is prudent to close all non-emergency facilities in the county for the entire day Thursday, February 3, 2022, Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran said. “Stay home, stay safe and stay warm. We will reassess weather conditions tomorrow and provide further updates regarding plans for Friday.

According to the statement, unless otherwise stated, any closure or delay does not close essential, emergency, residential and detention operations.

“The County Judge and/or the Court of Commissioners have the power to shut down general government operations due to emergency conditions, including adverse weather conditions which pose a serious hazard to employees, such as the state of roads due to flooding, ice or snow,” the statement said.

General government operation at the following facilities will close or delay opening based on the county’s independent weather analysis:

  • Smith County Courthouse
  • Smith County Annex Building
  • cotton belt building
  • Road and Bridge
  • Animal control and shelter
  • Election Administration Office
  • Veterans Services Bureau
  • Facilities Services Office

Smith County facilities not listed above may opt for alternate delays or closures at the discretion of the respective elected or appointed official.

For updated information, visit the county website, Facebook, instagram Where Twitter.


Due to the inclement weather forecast, City of Tyler offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, February 3. Essential and emergency functions will continue. The City of Tyler will monitor weather conditions on Thursday to determine whether offices can reopen for Friday.

The City of Tyler reminds citizens to remember to protect the four Ps: people, pets, pipes and plants.

wood county

The Wood County courthouse and offices will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 3 due to winter conditions arriving in the East Texas region, according to a news release.


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