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HALLOWEEN SAFETY: Registered sex offenders in your area

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - The Texas Department of Public Safety keeps an updated list of sex offenders by county on their website and with Halloween creeping upon us, it's important for children and parents to stay safe while out trick-or-treating!

KETK has gone through East Texas counties to see how many sex offenders are currently living in the Piney Woods.

The counties are listed in alphabetical order with the most updated number of sex offenders living in that designated county:

Anderson County: 138

Angelina County: 274

Camp County: 38

Cass County: 109

Cherokee County: 147

Gregg County: 291

Harrison County: 172

Henderson County: 268

Hopkins County: 97

Houston County: 81

Morris County: 48

Nacogdoches County: 177

Panola County: 61

Polk County: 233

Rains County: 43

Rusk County: 146

Sabine County: 38

San Augustine County: 35

Shelby County: 87

Smith County - 585

Titus County: 67

Trinity County: 79

Upshur County: 141

Van Zandt County: 157

Wood County: 126

Smith County has the largest number of sex offenders with 585, while Camp County and Sabine County are tied for the least with 38.

To see if there are sex offenders living near you, click here.

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