LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – Michaels, an arts and crafts store, is set to open a storefront in Lufkin in the South Loop Crossing shopping center later this year.

According to a communications representative with Michaels, the Lufkin store will be hiring for dozens of positions over the course of the year including temporary, part-time and full-time positions.

The store is still months from opening, but officials said they plan on hosting a grand opening community event once the store is up and running.

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