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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.
ETX woman charged with killing 3 in drunk driving wreck had BAC of .16

ETX woman charged with killing 3 in drunk driving wreck had BAC of .16

The result of a blood alcohol test for an East Texas woman who reportedly killed a mother and her two children in a drunken driving accident has been released to KETK.
East Texas pot plants seizure rises to 100K

East Texas pot plants seizure rises to 100K

Texas authorities removed more than 100,000 marijuana plants after discovering 29 pot fields northeast of Houston. The first field was found Saturday by a deer hunter.
Hunt Co. attorney charged with murder

Hunt Co. attorney charged with murder

A Hunt County attorney has been booked into the local jail on a charge of murder.
Elderly woman killed in E. Texas house fire

Elderly woman killed in E. Texas house fire

One person was killed in a major house fire Tuesday night in Bowie County.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 30, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 30, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, July 30, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1700 WNW Loop 323.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy.

Attorney General Greg Abbott stops in Lufkin along campaign trail

Attorney General Greg Abbott continues his campaign trail for Texas Governor. He made a stop in Lufkin to address one of the biggest issues concerning East Texans: securing the U.S.-Mexico border.