Commerce was named the "Bois d'arc Capital of Texas" by the Texas Legislature. The Bois d'Arc Bash, held in September, celebrates these trees. East Texas Normal College moved here from Cooper after the original school burned--today, the school is known as Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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