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You know, there's a lot happening around us and much of the time we're totally oblivious to it. If it weren't for social media then a lot of us would be completely clueless.

Belonging to a group makes us feel included, a part of a tribe. We're in these groups to contribute, to learn, to debate, to be informed and to be amused at the same time. Here in East Texas, there is no shortage of local Facebook groups that you can instantly become a member of or ask for permission to be a member of.

You can follow local law enforcement groups, events and happenings groups, veterans groups, trading groups, cooking groups and you can become a member of a private group, where only other members in the group can see what's being posted. The type and content from a group is endless and there is one for you out there.

Here are some of the groups that will keep you in the know of what's happening around East Texas and in your city and they might just offer up a good laugh every once in a while too!

15 Most Neighborly East Texas Facebook Groups For Us All

You know, there's a lot happening around us, and much of the time we're totally oblivious to it. If it weren't for social media then a lot of us would be completely clueless. Stay informed with what's happening in your community through these Facebook groups.

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