Lake Ralph Hall Lake Ralph Hall permit approved By Mark Haslett • Sep 24, 2013 Upper Trinity Regional Water District A long-anticipated plan for a new lake in southeastern Fannin County – Lake Ralph Hall – received state approval today. An unnatural canyon in Northeast Texas By Mark Haslett • Jul 22, 2013 Mark Haslett / KETR Most Northeast Texas rivers meander through lush, dense vegetation. The North Sulphur is different. North Sulphur project had unintended results By Mark Haslett • Jul 15, 2013 Mark Haslett / KETR If you look at a map of the North Sulphur River as it passes through Fannin County and becomes the border between Lamar and Delta County, you’ll see that it’s suspiciously straight. When the North Sulphur was a swamp By Mark Haslett • Jul 8, 2013 Mark Haslett / KETR The plan to build Lake Ralph Hall in southern Fannin County is mainly a response to the region's water needs. But there's an environmental aspect with its roots in the area's natural history. Lake Ralph Hall plan clears hurdle By Mark Haslett • Jun 27, 2013 The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will be the next agency to review the plan for Lake Ralph Hall, which supporters say would be an environmental boon as well as a needed water source.