TEMPLE, Texas — There are many headlines we have brought to your TV screens and fingertips this week. Today, here are the 6 things you should know before you go.

1. Local Weather Forecast

The sun will come out to play over Central Texas on Thursday, bringing warmer temperatures and pleasant outdoor conditions. Spend some time outside today before the weekend cold front blows through. Meagan has details in your forecast.

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2. Ex-boyfriend of missing Temple woman named person of interest in 2009 disappearance of Minnesota woman

Maya Maxwell

Maya Maxwell, a woman who police said visited the home of the wife to Cedric Mark, who is Jenna Scott's ex-boyfriend, days after Scott and her friend Michael Swearingin went missing from Temple, was arrested Friday. Maxwell appeared before a judge Wednesday, where she was charged with tampering with evidence involved in the investigation. Read more on her charges.

3. Cedric Marks' family says he has ties to rural Oklahoma

Cedric Mark, the ex-boyfriend of missing Temple woman Jenna Scott, has ties to Clearview, Oklahoma, where the bodies of Scott and her friend Michael Swearingin were found Tuesday. Despite his family sharing details of his tie, Marks has not been named as a suspect in their disappearances. Here's why.

4. Killeen ISD student arrested for making bomb threat, district says

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A 16-year-old student at Killeen High School wrote down a bomb threat on a student sign-in sheet. This prompted police and the school district to get involved. Here's what the KISD Career Center principal said in response to the hoax.

5. Valley Mills man arrested for online solicitation with a disguised 14-year-old female

David Loveless
McLennan Co. Sheriff's Office

Disguised as a 14-year-old female online user, a Bellmead police detective lured a 42-year-old Valley Mills man to his arrest by engaging in a conversation about sex. Read more for details on the week-long mission and how the man tried evading arrest Wednesday.

6. Trial date for Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown delayed for second time

The 6th and final thing you should know before you go: the judicial misconduct trial date for Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown was pushed back to Feb. 11. Here's why Kerr County Judge Steven Ables rescheduled, and what Brown's attorney told KCEN Channel 6.