Celeste

Hunt County
4:33 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Celeste Police chief dies of gunshot wound

Roger Eugene Mueller III
Greenville Herald-Banner

While facing charges of sexual assault, Celeste Police Chief Roger Eugene Mueller III has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

According to the Greenville Herald-Banner, police got a call of a gunshot victim at Mueller's home at around 7:45 p.m. Monday night. He was transported to Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, where he died shortly after.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks tells the Herald-Banner that Texas Rangers have taken over the investigation.

Hunt County
7:33 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Celeste police chief arrested on indecency charges

Texas Dept. of Public Safety / Texas Rangers

Celeste Chief of Police Roger Eugene Mueller III was arrested Friday on two counts of alleged indecency with a child by sexual contact.

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Fire
7:57 am
Tue March 6, 2012

No injuries from Celeste, Commerce house fires

HUNT COUNTY - Two houses in Hunt County were destroyed in separate fires Sunday, one which could be the result of arson. 

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High Speed Chase
7:54 am
Wed December 14, 2011

Arrests made in weekend chase, shooting

GREENVILLE -  It was the second such occurrence in Hunt County in as many days, the first coming Friday in Commerce.

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Earthquake
7:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Monday earthquake suspected, but unconfirmed

HUNT COUNTY - Individuals from Campbell, Celeste,  Greenville and Lone Oak were among those to report the suspicious rumbling at around 4 p.m. Monday. 

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