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Henderson Co. deputies bust 2 with meth, 'large quantity' of cash

Henderson Co. deputies bust 2 with meth, 'large quantity' of cash

Henderson County deputies arrested two people over the weekend after discovering a large amount of methamphetamines during a traffic stop.
Lindale PD warns of phone scam

Lindale PD warns of phone scam

Lindale authorities are warning of a scam in East Texas that has popped up locally. 
SO: E. Texas jailer killed in accidental shooting

SO: E. Texas jailer killed in accidental shooting

A Harrison County jailer was killed early Tuesday morning after his gun accidentally discharged.

John Outlaw documentary making progress, paying homage to a legend

In 2008, filmmaker Matt Skinner found himself in East Texas working on a project. During that time he ran into someone most in the area would recognize.
Will Texas need to create its own solution for border security?

Will Texas need to create its own solution for border security?

Over Father's Day weekend, Texans started a petition urging Governor Rick Perry to deal with Texas border security. In just 30 hours, this petition gathered over 1,000 signatures.
GoBus stops service in three East Texas cities

GoBus stops service in three East Texas cities

GoBus is a rural transportation system in East Texas, but some cities, who have been using the service for years, are now too big, to qualify.
Angler hooks huge fish under Lake Livingston dam

Angler hooks huge fish under Lake Livingston dam

An East Texas angler was in for a surprise when he hooked a huge paddlefish below the Lake Livingston dam.
SILVER ALERT CANCELED: ETX senior citizen missing since Sunday found safe

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: ETX senior citizen missing since Sunday found safe

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office tells KETK a senior citizen diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment who went missing Sunday has been found and is safe.

Family member of shooting victim speaks out; "We are going to get through this"

Angela Lilly was faced with the terrible news that her cousin, Chanda Martin, 38, had been shot and killed early Sunday morning in Longview.
Peace, love and tomatoes; Jacksonville Tomato Fest begins

Peace, love and tomatoes; Jacksonville Tomato Fest begins

The 30th annual Jacksonville Tomato Fest kicked off Saturday morning.

The United State Army turns 239

Two hundred thirty-nine years ago Saturday, our nation's leaders established the continental army. KETK spoke with one Vietnam Army veteran, to get his take on being apart of the oldest branch of the military.
Police investigating reported robbery in Longview

Police investigating reported robbery in Longview

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery claim in Longview.
Smith Co. home destroyed after lawn mower catches fire

Smith Co. home destroyed after lawn mower catches fire

A Smith County home was destroyed late Saturday morning, after a lawn mower caught fire. The fire started around 11:45 a.m. at a home in the 1800 block of County Road 233.

Salvation Army on helping illegal immigrants: "They are still humans"

Over the past week, we reported stories concerning Salvation Army offices providing food and shelter to illegal immigrants, and we had some strong reactions from our viewers about this issue.
Armed man holds woman hostage in Van Zandt County, sheriff says

Armed man holds woman hostage in Van Zandt County, sheriff says

One person was booked into the Van Zandt County Jail after he held a woman hostage at gunpoint Friday.