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Palestine Police arrest for LA men for organized criminal activity

Palestine Police arrest for LA men for organized criminal activity

Four Louisiana men are now behind bars for engaging in organized criminal activity. On Saturday, four Louisiana residents, ages 20, 21, 26, and 29, were arrested in a counterfeiting operation in Palestine, Texas.

Nikolas is ready for his new home

By now you've heard the story about Nikolas, the rescued pitbull from Gregg County. When he was first brought into the shelter, his collar was wrapped so tightly into his neck, it was embedded into his skin.
House fire in Mineola

House fire in Mineola

Lindale firefighters confirm with KETK, they're currently battling a house fire in Mineola. The blaze sparked earlier this evening in the 27000block of FM 1253, near Hiway 80.

Changes being made to reduce child fatalities in Texas

Thursday the Senate Health and Human Services Committee met to address the problem of child fatalities in Texas and review the Department of Family and Protective Services' efforts to reduce these fatalities.
ETX doctor disciplined by Texas Medical Board for sexual relationship with patient

ETX doctor disciplined by Texas Medical Board for sexual relationship with patient

An East Texas doctor has been disciplined by the Texas Medical board for unprofessional conduct in the workplace.

Grazing school in Overton helps students gain experience

Texas A&M in Overton begins it's fourteenth annual Grazing School program, in March. The workshop formed in response to the growing ranching and farming population, and attracts students from all over the nation.
Smith Co. Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in locating missing teen

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in locating missing teen

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Jacob Hamilton Garrett, a 14-year-old who was reported as a runaway by his family on February 14.
Officials seeking 2 ETX men wanted for metal theft

Officials seeking 2 ETX men wanted for metal theft

Harrison County Investigators are seeking information on the whereabouts of two suspects wanted on warrants.

East Texas Skywarn spotters get authorized training in Tyler

The National Weather Service was in Tyler Thursday afternoon, recruiting and training active members of their "Skywarn" team.

Tyler Junior College focuses on technical education

Lately, all eyes are on the Texas education system. So in order to better prepare students and keep East Texans ahead, Tyler Junior College has a new initiative to jump start technical education.
ETX man sentenced to 16 years for punching officer in collarbone

ETX man sentenced to 16 years for punching officer in collarbone

An East Texas man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for assaulting a public servant.

Downsizing: Choice or necessity?

Beth Ann Norrgard spent the last 26 years working for a law firm, and living in a large home in Dallas. However, little did she know a different lifestyle awaited her. All through a tiny house built on wheels.

Attorney General Greg Abbott visits Tyler

Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is currently running for that coveted Texas Governor's seat in Austin, made an appearance for a large crowd at a Tyler restaurant.
Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

On Thursday, an area of Low pressure will develop out of the Rockies on Wednesday night and will quickly strengthen and produce a squall line of severe thunderstorms.
Source: Law enforcement searching lake for evidence in Kaufman prosecutor murders

Source: Law enforcement searching lake for evidence in Kaufman prosecutor murders

´╗┐According to DPS, the DPS dive team is assisting the Texas Rangers and the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in a search of Lake Tawakoni near the "Two Mile Bridge."