NETEX, Blacklands and the $11 million terminal

A Blacklands Railroad facility. The business, operated out of Sulphur Springs, filed a lawsuit against its operator Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District April 18, 2019. Archive
The fate of a $1.2 million U.S. Economic Development Administration grant hangs in the balance for both Hopkins and Franklin Counties, as a lawsuit between the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) and Blacklands railroad has played into a never-ending struggle while two communities who were promised jobs and millions of dollars of outside investments are left to pick up the…

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