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Cooler air coming; heavy storms possible south

Cooler air coming; heavy storms possible south

Good Friday! We’re continuing to track the secondary cold front that is moving toward East Texas. Here is the 12PM analysis of the secondary cold front.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Whitehouse claws by Sulphur Springs 55-35

Coach Adam Cook and the Whitehouse Wildcats hosted the Sulphur Springs Wildcats before a packed house Friday night.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Gilmer squeaks by Tatum 41-35

KETK's Garrett Sanders was live from Eagle Stadium as Tatum hosted the powerhouse Gilmer Buckeyes Friday night.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Chapel Hill battles by Paris 51-41

Paris traveled south to take on the Chapel Hill "dog pound," Friday night. Besides the drive, it proved to be a long night for the Wildcats as the Bulldogs battled to a 51-41 win.
Bond set at $2.5 million for ETX murder suspect

Bond set at $2.5 million for ETX murder suspect

Authorities have set the bond amount for a man accused of murdering a 75-year-old East Texas man. 
ETX man accused of burglarizing district attorney's home

ETX man accused of burglarizing district attorney's home

A Big Sandy man remained in the Gregg County Jail on Thursday after sheriff’s deputies say he burglarized an abandoned home belonging to District Attorney Carl Dorrough, according to a report.

FRIENDSHIP NEVER DIES: Remembering Conner Wilson

On August 12th, Conner Wilson was killed instantly due to a pipeline leak in Rusk County. His death set off a chain reaction amongst many, such as his childhood friend Brett Thompson and brother Adam.
WX Update: Cooler air noticeable Friday; Heavy rain possible south

WX Update: Cooler air noticeable Friday; Heavy rain possible south

THURSDAY LATE EVENING UPDATE: We had some good rain today in northern and central areas. The cold front has stalled Thursday night along a line from Shreveport to Nacogdoches and just north of College Station.
I-20 lane reopens following accident involving two semis

I-20 lane reopens following accident involving two semis

Crews have cleared the scene of a major wreck involving two semis on i-20.

City of Tyler introducing a trash collection app

The City of Tyler is embracing innovation. They are finding new ways to reach out to the community, starting with phone calls, emails and a new app.

First West Nile case confirmed in East Texas

Dress, dusk and dawn, drain and DEET are the 4 best ways to avoid catching the West Nile Virus from mosquitoes. Stagnant water is a big target for breeding.

Student loan debt at all time high

Student Loan Debt is at an all time high. The national average of student loan debt is more than one trillion dollars with the average student needing about $30,000 dollars in loans to get through school.
Texas Medical Board disciplines 5 East Texas doctors

Texas Medical Board disciplines 5 East Texas doctors

The Texas Medical Board announced the discipline of more than 40 doctors Thursday. Included in the August 29 disciplinary actions were five East Texas physicians. 
Police: East Texas man busted with cocaine in school zone

Police: East Texas man busted with cocaine in school zone

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department arrested a man with drugs near a local school.
Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of ETX woman

Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of ETX woman

An Arlington man has been arrested in connection with the death of an East Texas woman.