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Two men behind bars following robbery in Nacogdoches

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has arrested two men in connection with a robbery from Club Metro early Saturday morning.
Pilot, passenger identified in Lake Palestine crash

Pilot, passenger identified in Lake Palestine crash

A pilot and passenger were taken to a local hospital after their plane crashed into Lake Palestine, Friday afternoon.

Riding in the "Devil Dog"

Friday afternoon the B-25 known as the Devil Dog, touched down at Tyler Pounds Airport, in preparation for the Annual Thunder Over Cedar Creek Lake air show.

Tyler open carry group marches downtown

Tyler's Open Carry group recreated the Battle of Jericho by marching around the square seven times this morning. The group was there to exercise their second ammendment right to bear arms by open carrying their long rifles.
2 arrested after armed robbery in Tyler, 1 at large

2 arrested after armed robbery in Tyler, 1 at large

Police arrest two and are searching for a third after a robbery in Tyler. Officers tell KETK, it happened around 4:40 a.m., at the Food Fast convenience store at the corner of E. Front Street and Palmer Street.

East Texas hay production on the rise

The summer heat has been the greatest adversary for hay producers across the south for the past few years. But as July gets underway, it appears the tide may be turning here in eEst Texas.
Weather Talk: Thursday forecast for July 4th

Weather Talk: Thursday forecast for July 4th

July 4th is upon us. A few showers are in the forecast, but the KETK weather team does believe that most areas will have a rain-free Independence Day.

Medal of Dishonor

Fred Stuckey from Longview saw many men he calls brothers killed and maimed when he served as an army ranger in Vietnam, sacrifices he does not take lightly.

13-year-old runs family farmer's market

Peaches, tomatoes, and noon day onions. Nothing says summertime quite like a farmer's market here in East Texas.
Paraglider rescued from trees in Morris County

Paraglider rescued from trees in Morris County

Emergency crews are responded to a man stuck in a tree in Lone Star Thursday night.
6 women, man arrested in Gregg Co. gentlemen's club raid

6 women, man arrested in Gregg Co. gentlemen's club raid

A midnight raid on a gentlemen's club in Kilgore caught multiple women violating county ordinances.

Auto thefts spike during summer months

Auto thefts spike during the summer months. In 2012, a car was stolen every eight minutes in Texas.
Smith County grandfather scammed by phone out of $9,500

Smith County grandfather scammed by phone out of $9,500

On July 2, the Smith County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division received a call from a man in Southern Smith County who had lost $9,500 to an individual who claimed he was his grandson and needed bail money.
Independence day events around East Texas

Independence day events around East Texas

There's a always something going on in East Texas for Independence Day whether it's food, fun, or fireworks. We compiled a list of upcoming events for this 4th of July weekend.
DRIVE SMART: TxDOT summer driving tips

DRIVE SMART: TxDOT summer driving tips

Summer is here, which means it’s time for summer vacations and road trips. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, people spend more time traveling on the nation’s roadways in the summer months