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Update on wintry weather chances for early next week

Update on wintry weather chances for early next week

On Thursday, the models indicated a cold rain for East Texas for President’s Day. A problem with forecast models is how they handle a cold airmass.

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of cold case victim speaks to KETK

On Wednesday, Wood County Deputies arrested a man they believe murdered his teenage son, Loren Saunders, in 2011.  Four years a go, Loren was living in Mineola with his father, George. His mother, Amy Freedman, was living in Arlington.

Tyler ISD students will be graduating with an Associate Degree

Eighth grade students and parents listen up. Your child could be graduating high school with their diploma and an Associate Degree and it would all be for free.
Rubio gets personal with Iowans, promises to return

Rubio gets personal with Iowans, promises to return

 While Paul Ryan had been a walking billboard for the P90X workout regime, don't expect prospective 2016 hopeful Marco Rubio to do the same for current exercise craze Crossfit.
Daycare closing, sites ACA as the reason

Daycare closing, sites ACA as the reason

The Mobberly Baptist Church in Longview has made the decision to close its Child Development Center's doors next month, siting the Affordable Care Act as the reason why. 

Luke Wade stops by KETK

Luke Wade, a contestant on Season 7 of NBC's 'The Voice', stopped by KETK to chat with Taylor and Stacey. The Texas native is currently on tour with his band, No Civilians.

ETSO & Marvin Music Ministry presents Opera Amore

Jim Broussard with Marvin United Methodist Church stopped by KETK to chat about Opera Amore, A night at the Opera. The musical event on February 13, 2015, will feature music from the worlds of opera and musical theater.
Skeletal remains found in Hunt County

Skeletal remains found in Hunt County

The Greenville Police Department is investigating human skeletal remains found Thursday morning.
Longview ISD bus driver accused of assaulting student

Longview ISD bus driver accused of assaulting student

An investigation into an alleged assault by an East Texas bus driver’s assault on a student has been turned over to authorities
ETX teacher indicted for improper relationship with a student

ETX teacher indicted for improper relationship with a student

A Gladewater man was indicted by a Gregg County Jury Wednesday for his alleged relationship with a student.
Quitman mother indicted for murder of two daughters

Quitman mother indicted for murder of two daughters

A Quitman mother accused of killing her two children has been indicted on two counts of capital murder.

Longhorns 'Hook 'Em' a Buckeye, Traylor accepts UT coaching position

An East Texas football coach and athletic director is heading to the "Forty Acres."

Authorities release audio recordings of calls between Kristiana Coignard, police

Audio recordings of phone calls made to dispatch by a Longview teenager who was fatally shot in the Longview Police Department lobby have been released.

The Women's Fund donates thousands to local charities

 Since 2009, The Women's Fund has awarded more than a half of a million dollars in grants to twenty initiatives throughout Smith County. This time, Habitat for Humanity and PATH - People Attempting to Help - were proud recipients.

An old church has a new congregation

A historic church in East Texas has reopened after closing down last summer. Keith and Patsy Milam have purchased the church. "In 2008, the Lord spoke to both of us to begin to be pastors of our own church," said Keith.