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Jacksonville train 'quiet zone' proposal meets opposition

The Jacksonville trains have been a part of the community for as long as residents can remember.

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of accused murderer speaks out about his mental illness

Last week, we reported that a 28-year-old shot and killed his father. Now, his mother is speaking exclusively to KETK. She tells us her son suffered from mental health issues and they've been trying to get him help.

Painted nails protecting against sexual assault

It's a fashion statement that could empower women across the world. "It could save lives, it could save a lot of heart ache," said Tanna Barrett. Its a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date rape drugs.

Kilgore, Longview firefighters learn drowning safety

Drowning may not be the first thing you think of when you think of dangers firefighters face, but Kilgore Assistant Fire Chief Michael Simmons says it is and the growing popularity of swimming pools is making that danger worse.

Kilgore, Longview firefighters learn drowning safety

Drowning may not be the first thing you think of when you think of dangers firefighters face, but Kilgore Assistant Fire Chief Michael Simmons says it is and the growing popularity of swimming pools is making that danger worse.

KETK/FOX 51 takes ice bucket challenge

Over the past several weeks, you've probably noticed many people dumping buckets of ice cold water over their head in the name of ALS.

Jack Stallard previews Longview at Lufkin

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming season opener between Longview and Lufkin.

Jack Stallard previews Longview at Lufkin

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming season opener between Longview and Lufkin.
Benefit for family of ETX man killed in accident on Wednesday

Benefit for family of ETX man killed in accident on Wednesday

An auction benefiting the family of an East Texas man killed in a recent accident  is scheduled to begin Wednesday night.
Tyler PD: Do you recognize these thieves?

Tyler PD: Do you recognize these thieves?

The Tyler Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two people suspect of stealing a purse left at a local business.
Former Carthage Bulldog expected to play Friday for UTSA

Former Carthage Bulldog expected to play Friday for UTSA

UTSA coach Larry Coker says he expects his three scholarship quarterbacks to play the season opener Friday night against the Houston Cougars The three are senior Tucker Carter and freshmen Austin Robinson and Blake Bogenschutz.
HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.
New sidewalks coming to Tyler

New sidewalks coming to Tyler

During this morning’s regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council approved a design contract with Adams Engineering to provide design and construction phase services for new sidewalks using the Texas Department of Transportation&r
ETX man accused of 'severely' beating 76-year-old

ETX man accused of 'severely' beating 76-year-old

Police said a Trinity man was arrested last week after he "severely assaulted" a 76-year-old man earlier this month.
Tyler man killed in overnight crash

Tyler man killed in overnight crash

One person was killed early Tuesday morning when a vehicle left the road and struck a tree about two miles north of Tyler.