An east Texas TV station is reporting that Brookshire's Grocery Co., is exploring the possibility of selling to H.E. Butt Grocery Company, better known as H-E-B.

KETK NBC in Tyler says an anonymous source confirms H-E-B is looking to purchase the Tyler-based business. Brookshire's operates more than 150 stores in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas, including Super 1 Foods, and employs more than 13,000 people.

KEEL News has reached out to Brookshire's to confirm the news. According to Public Relations Director Rebecca Sanders, Brookshire's has no comment on this matter and has declined an interview.

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