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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams says citizen groups that have recently been brainstorming ideas for the city of Commerce, Commerce ISD and Texas A&M-Commerce will make reports  at 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 7 in the Rayburn Student Center at A&M-Commerce.  Also, the mayor discusses the activation of the new pedestrian stop lights on Highway 24 and Culver Street, allowing A&M-Commerce students to cross more safely.

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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams says the state of Texas is installing stop lights at the Highway 24 and Culver Street student crossings.  Students will be able to push a button, and a light will turn red, stopping traffic while the student crosses.  The mayor also discusses recent planning meetings involving the Commerce ISD, Texas A&M University-Commerce and the city, and progress on the proposed faculty housing development in the neighborhood south of the campus.

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DELTA COUNTY - Update at 6:40 p.m. Trooper Dustin Hunter tells KETR’s Cindy Roller that a Monday afternoon accident along Highway 24 in Delta County involved two vehicles.

The Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority has overseen major work on State Hwy. 24.
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DELTA COUNTY - The safety of Highway 24 between Cooper and Commerce is three years away from meeting the needs of local motorists.

Residents asked for input on funding refinements

Jan 18, 2012

ARLINGTON - Proposed changes to strategically fund and expedite transportation projects in Texas are the topic of a Thursday meeting in Arlington which could change the status of the Highway 24 expansion.

COOPER - The Cooper City Council this week unanimously approved to provide funding for the city’s portion of the State Highway 24 widening.

Council, commissioners agree on Highway 24 funding

Nov 29, 2011

PARIS - The Paris City Council agreed Monday to fund a portion of the right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation costs concerning the widening of State Highway 24.