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Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Law enforcement officials are looking for the person(s) responsible for illegal dumping in Henderson County over a two-month span.
$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

On June 20, 2014 at approximately 7:06 am, the Austin Bank located at 16909 Highway 155 South in Noonday was robbed by a black male suspect.
Burglar sought in string of pharmacy thefts across East Texas

Burglar sought in string of pharmacy thefts across East Texas

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a person photographed at a recent burglary.
Smith Co. man with ties to Aryan Brotherhood escapes deputies

Smith Co. man with ties to Aryan Brotherhood escapes deputies

Authorities are looking for a man with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood who escaped deputies serving a warrant on him Wednesday. The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Police investigating Miranda Lambert billboard vandalized in Lindale

Police investigating Miranda Lambert billboard vandalized in Lindale

The Lindale Police Department is investigating a billboard in which a country music star's face was vandalized.
Police: Can you identify these suspected ETX burglars

Police: Can you identify these suspected ETX burglars

Law enforcement is asking for the public's help identifying three people suspected of trying to break into an East Texas business.

Delayed Freedom: KETK's exclusive interview with Michael Morton

On October 4th, 2011, Michael Morton walked out of a Texas state prison a free man, exonerated for the murder of his wife. Morton spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.
Updated Weather Talk: Another round of rain this afternoon

Updated Weather Talk: Another round of rain this afternoon

Thursday 11AM Update: As expected, we have seen a lot of rainfall from Tyler and to the west and north. There has been some light rain in Deep East Texas this morning as well. Here are the airport totals as of 10:45 AM.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 31, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 31, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, July 31, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3900 Hwy 31 West. 

Intestinal parasite 'Cyclospora' outbreak in Texas

It began with only a few reported cases in January. However now in July, the vicious intestinal parasite, Cyclospora, has rapidly spread across the state.

Hawkins Mayor speaks out about his arrest

We reported earlier this week that the Mayor of Hawkins was arrested and charged with "official oppression."  In our interview, Mayor Will Rogers said he never told Candace Palmertree to cut her grass.

Mayor of Winona defends her resignation

On Monday city officials announced Dede Stroud submitted a letter of resignation along with turning in her city hall key and iPad. Stroud finally speaks out, and tells KETK's Stacey Spivey why she decided to step down.

Tyler restaurant creates challenge to get customers off phones

A popular New York restaurant began receiving complaints there service time was too long. Having eliminated menu items and increased their staff, they felt there was another cause to the problem.

Hot weather causes tire pressure problems

During the summer months, the hot temperatures are notorious for increasing tire pressure. That is why all drivers are told to change their pressure throughout each season.
Authorities seek public's help in ETX business burglary

Authorities seek public's help in ETX business burglary

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Morris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in solving a recent burglary at a business near Daingerfield.