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Volunteers help seniors read, open new chapters in life

Reading is one the first things we learn in life and it brings endless opportunities for fun and knowledge. But, sadly, as we age reading becomes increasingly difficult.  
Matt Flynn, former Tyler Lee QB, will stay with Packers

Matt Flynn, former Tyler Lee QB, will stay with Packers

He almost won it all at Tyler Lee. He did win it all at LSU. Matt Flynn also won a Super Bowl ring with Green Bay and he will stay with the Packers.
LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau baseball has turned a corner. Not only on the field as the Yellowjackets are battling atop the American Southwest Conference standings but as a program in general.
LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau baseball has turned a corner. Not only on the field as the Yellowjackets are battling atop the American Southwest Conference standings but as a program in general.
Authorities searching for alleged armed robbers who tied up ETX couple, stole truck

Authorities searching for alleged armed robbers who tied up ETX couple, stole truck

Officials are searching for two or three people who reportedly tied up an East Texas couple while they stole their belongings.
Tyler ISD student battles cancer, inspires others

Tyler ISD student battles cancer, inspires others

Boulter Middle School student, Bre’Shauna Washington, is a very busy 12 year old who is a member of the Boulter cheerleading squad, student council, and the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.
40 illegal alien criminals arrested by ICE in East Texas

40 illegal alien criminals arrested by ICE in East Texas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 40 convicted criminal aliens during a three-day operation which concluded Saturday.
Chaplain joins UT Health Northeast

Chaplain joins UT Health Northeast

The Rev. Jack Voss is the new chaplain at UT Health Northeast. Rev. Voss has served as senior pastor of a non-denominational church in Owasso, Okla., where he and his wife, Janice, ministered for 20 years.
GO, GO STEVIE JO: Hometown star from NBC's 'The Voice' to put on concert at Liberty Hall

GO, GO STEVIE JO: Hometown star from NBC's 'The Voice' to put on concert at Liberty Hall

Friday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., the City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall will present Stevie Jo Rosenbalm in concert.
Local police dispatcher killed in 1-vehicle wreck

Local police dispatcher killed in 1-vehicle wreck

A Jacksonville Police dispatcher was killed in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.
E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.
MO man arrested, charge with sexually assaulting ETX child

MO man arrested, charge with sexually assaulting ETX child

A Missouri man now calls the Smith County Jail home after being arrested on charges of aggravated child sexual assault.

Catfish for cash in East Texas

This time of year, bass tournaments are held all across East Texas, but one Jacksonville bait shop is holding a month long competition for the fish who tend to enjoy the bottom of the lake.

Weather Talk: Watches & Warnings

We begin KETK’s Severe Weather Awareness Week by talking about which National Weather Service forecast office covers your county.