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KETK welcomes back meteorologist, Dr. Robert Thornton

Well, East Texas, the best weather team in the area just got better as we welcome back a familiar KETK face, meteorologist Dr. Robert Thornton.
TxDOT, federal government launching study on DFW to Houston high-speed rail line

TxDOT, federal government launching study on DFW to Houston high-speed rail line

According to the Texas Tribune, United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has confirmed the government will tam up with TxDOT and Texas Central High-Speed Railway to perform a study on a Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston high-speed rail

VIDEO: President, Mrs. Bush to celebrate 69th wedding anniversary

President George H.W. Bush wife, Barbara, are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married on this day in 1945, while he was home on leave from the Navy during World War II.

VIDEO: KETK named 'Best Local News Source' in East Texas

At Thursday night's BSCENE Magazine cover unveil of their January issue, KETK was named the "Best Local News Source" in East Texas.

Three-year-old Texas boy receives bronze star for heroic act

A Houston boy fighting for his own life is helping other children and his actions have earned him recognition as a real-life hero. Bennett Nester is just three years old. Like most little boys, he loves his trains and his mom.
Rediscovering love: My 6-year-old and her quadriplegic dad

Rediscovering love: My 6-year-old and her quadriplegic dad

Let me tell you about the amazing kid who lives in our house. She's 6 and she is the most hysterical, sarcastic, intelligent, funny, sweet, naïve, confident, strong, independent, considerate person I have ever met.

VIDEO: Down Syndrome man has wish fulfilled as he receives over 1,800 Christmas cards

In upstate New York, a man with down syndrome received a tidal wave of kindness when his mother reached out to social media to make a wish come true.

VIDEO: Soldier's family Christmas, faith restored after thieves steal presents

Thieves ruined a United States Soldier's Christmas surprise. They swiped all of the gifts intended for his family. But, strangers have stepped in to save their holiday.

VIDEO: Final Christmas wish for late wife's husband fufilled

A very special Christmas wish touched an Iowa family and a radio station. The station, Star 102.5 in Des Moines, holds a contest every Christmas to grant wishes.

LIGHT SHOW: Virginia man puts on light show with more than 300 thousand lights

Decking the house with rows of lighting is nothing unusual at this time of year, but a Virginia man is putting on an entire light show. Rush hour in suburban Washington? Not quite! They stop, tune in, and enjoy the show.
South Carolina high school student gets early Christmas present in Clemson acceptance letter

South Carolina high school student gets early Christmas present in Clemson acceptance letter

The video of a South Carolina young man has gone viral after he received a special letter in the mail.
Tyler moves forward with purchase of property for animal care facility

Tyler moves forward with purchase of property for animal care facility

The City of Tyler has announced its plan to move forward with the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Highway for the purposes of opening a city-owned and operated animal care facility. On Nov.
Army Sergeant surprises daughter after year apart at Lindale ISD

Army Sergeant surprises daughter after year apart at Lindale ISD

U.S. Arrmy Sgt. Stephen Stroman has braved the brutal desert temperatures of Iraq and Afghanistan. He is comfortable in his Army fatigues.

VIDEO: 'Twas the week before Christmas and TX woman is paying it forward

When you think of the layaway section of most stores, you don't think of heaven, but in Texas one woman is paying it forward as a lay-away angel.

Brookshire's, Hormel Foods donates hams to Salvation Army

Brookshire's Grocery Company partnered with Hormel Foods this Christmas season and donated 400 gift certificates for hams to the Salvation Army.