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Sheriff: ETX burglars go on early morning crime spree

Sheriff: ETX burglars go on early morning crime spree

Two Nacogdoches men were taken into custody after going on a crime spree in Nacogdoches County early Wednesday morning, said Sheriff Jason Bridges.

Downed tower causes lost emergency weather service signals

The National Weather Service has a radio tower down in East Texas. The tower sends a signal to NOAA radios within 40 miles to alert them of severe weather warnings.The tower was struck by lightning last week causing it to be unserviceable.

Tyler doctor makes East Texas surgical history

How would you like to wake up from surgery with no scars? One Tyler doctor is making it happen here in East Texas. His name is Dr. Daren P. Yeager, and he is an OB/GYN with Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.

Walk in the shoes of a Gladewater Police Officer

The Gladewater Police Department has a new program for the community. You do not need to go into the law enforcement field to see what it's like as a police officer. Now you can join a citizen policy academy.
Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Authorities looking for criminals dumping tires in Henderson Co.

Law enforcement officials are looking for the person(s) responsible for illegal dumping in Henderson County over a two-month span.
Edwin McCain at Liberty Hall Aug. 16

Edwin McCain at Liberty Hall Aug. 16

Saturday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m., the City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall will present Edwin McCain live in concert.
Smith Co. sheriff receives SAT, President's Award at conference

Smith Co. sheriff receives SAT, President's Award at conference

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith, along with several officials with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office attended the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas 136th Annual Training Conference and Expo in San Antonio, from July 26-29, 2014.

Big day at Texas College and TJC

Texas College hired a new football coach Thursday. Rodney Blackshear will take over the Steers.

APEX Entertainment presents 'Singleton Boulevard'

Matthew Greer, Will Ross and Sharon Wilson, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. 'Singleton Boulevard' is set in the summer of 1963 in Dallas, Texas, three months before the assassinatio of President John F. Kennedy.
$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

$15,000 reward offered for information involving Austin Bank robbery

On June 20, 2014 at approximately 7:06 am, the Austin Bank located at 16909 Highway 155 South in Noonday was robbed by a black male suspect.
Burglar sought in string of pharmacy thefts across East Texas

Burglar sought in string of pharmacy thefts across East Texas

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a person photographed at a recent burglary.
AUTOPSY: Quitman children died from blunt force trauma, deaths ruled homicide

AUTOPSY: Quitman children died from blunt force trauma, deaths ruled homicide

KETK has obtained the preliminary autposy report releated to two East Texas children who died last week.
Smith Co. man with ties to Aryan Brotherhood escapes deputies

Smith Co. man with ties to Aryan Brotherhood escapes deputies

Authorities are looking for a man with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood who escaped deputies serving a warrant on him Wednesday. The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Police investigating Miranda Lambert billboard vandalized in Lindale

Police investigating Miranda Lambert billboard vandalized in Lindale

The Lindale Police Department is investigating a billboard in which a country music star's face was vandalized.
TJC picked 3rd in 2014 SWJCFC Coaches Poll

TJC picked 3rd in 2014 SWJCFC Coaches Poll

Defending champion Trinity Valley is considered the favorite by league coaches to win the Southwest Junior College Football Conference again this year.