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Bad news for firearm enthusiasts

Everyone thought the ammo shortage was easing up, but firearm enthusiasts are facing another uphill battle. Shooters are not the only ones hurt by the shortage in gun supplies. Businesses that sell the supplies have also been affected.
Kilgore psychiatrist arrested for trafficking/prostitution ring in NY

Kilgore psychiatrist arrested for trafficking/prostitution ring in NY

A Kilgore psychiatrist has been arrested in Gregg County on human trafficking and prostitution charges. Riyaz Mazcuri, 62, is accused of trafficking Indian women for forced labor, including prostitution.

Dez Bryant praises his Lufkin coaches

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky caught up with an East Texan on the West Coast. Lufkin's Dez Bryant is working out with the Cowboys at training camp in California.

Rusk County could take stance on housing illegal immigrants

As officials across the state and country try to find a solution to the immigration crisis, one county could soon become the first in East Texas to take a stance on housing illegal immigrants.

Five things Jeter could teach politicians

Thomas Basile wrote this piece for the Wall Street Journal a week ago. I found it in the intellectual conservative website.

Jacksonville 8-year-old runs lemonade stand for breast cancer research

It all started when the little girl found out her aunt and grandmother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Landry, who had learned about cancer in school, was heart broken, but relieved when she found out that something could be done.
Sheriff: ETX trio responsible for burglaries

Sheriff: ETX trio responsible for burglaries

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested three people in connection with two home burglaries that occurred in July on FM 2112 and Cr. 280.

Family of Quitman children found dead had history with CPS

A Quitman man was arrested by local law enforcement for tampering with a Wood County case.

Exclusive: Rabbi/Israeli soldier speaks out about the war in the Middle East

We see the pictures and hear the reports on the situation in Israel, but now, you'll get a chance to read what daily life is like for many Jewish people, and why one man feels it's his mission to tell this story across the United States

Horse rescue in East Texas going above and beyond

The Pegasus Project is a non-profit organization in East Texas that takes in the horses who are barely surviving and rehabilitates them.
Sex offender, accomplices arrested after burglary alarm tripped

Sex offender, accomplices arrested after burglary alarm tripped

A tripped burglary alarm at a Mt. Pleasant home led police to the arrests of a wanted sex offender and another man.

August highlights the benefits of Breastfeeding

Megan Martin with WIC, stopped by KETK to chat about Breastfeeding Awareness month in August. For more information go to www.healthyeasttx.org

'Go Texan' at Juls in Tyler

The Seventh Annual Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up kicked will wrap up on July, 27, 2014. The program promotes eating locally grown food at your favorite restaurant.

James Wilhite says it's been a great growing season

Certified Landscaper, James Wilhite, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. For more information go to www.wilhitelandscape.com
Multiple agencies raid steroid lab in Cherokee Co., sheriff says

Multiple agencies raid steroid lab in Cherokee Co., sheriff says

Authorities in Cherokee County raided an illegal lab Thursday and seized chemicals used to make steroids.