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Rep. David Simpson gaining support in race for Texas Speaker

Rep. David Simpson gaining support in race for Texas Speaker

State Rep. David Simpson may be braving an uphill battle in the speaker's race, but now he's doing so with two more supporters at his side.
Wanted ETX man arrested in Louisiana

Wanted ETX man arrested in Louisiana

A man who allegedly led police on a chase in Jacksonville has been captured in Louisiana. Jacksonville Police tell KETK, Curtis Simmons, 26, was taken into custody after nearly a month on the run.
Cherokee County swears in first female District and County Attorneys

Cherokee County swears in first female District and County Attorneys

A unique event took place in Cherokee County on Tuesday. All Cherokee County officials were sworn into office, along with two who are the first women to be in their roles in the history of the county.
Suspect named in shooting, robbery of Jacksonville woman

Suspect named in shooting, robbery of Jacksonville woman

The Jacksonville Police Department has obtained an Aggravated Robbery warrant for Jonathan Roshard Brown, of Jacksonville.

Update: Names released in fatal Bullard wreck

UPDATE: Bullard Police have identified the people involved in the wreck that killed a woman.

ETX college athlete makes SportsCenter's #1 top play

An East Texas basketball player made his way to the top of "SportsCenter's Top 10" plays Thursday night.
Lon Morris auction rescheduled

Lon Morris auction rescheduled

The Hon. Bill Parker of the U.S.
Bullard man arrested after officials find items taken during burglaries

Bullard man arrested after officials find items taken during burglaries

A Cherokee County man was arrested after officials discovered he was in possession of several stolen items from recent burglaires in the area.

City of Jacksonville's Online Public Auction

The City of Jacksonville's Director of Public Works Will Cole is getting ready to sell. The City finalized its budget. And now, they're having their annual public auction.

More information needed for Cherokee County map updates

Cherokee County Precinct 3 Commissioner Katherine Pinotti tells KETK, there are roads in her precinct that are not listed on the official county map even though they are on the 911 map.

Sadler's restaurant in J'ville 'goes to jail'

East Texans love Sadler's restaurant in Jacksonville. It's been around since the 1940s in different locations.

Jacksonville community mourns the loss of plane crash victim

Debra Birch was a student pilot, she was working toward her pilot license when the crash occurred on Sunday afternoon. She was also the only female who piloted a plane at the Cherokee County Airport.

Jacksonville schools receive donations from Lon Morris theatre

The theatre department was a huge part of Lon Morris's history.

J'ville folks hoping for 'Stacy Hunter Day'

Last month, KETK brought you the tragic story of Stacy Hunter, a Jacksonville man gunned down by his own cousin. Hunter made a lasting impact on the community having been a little league coach for years and a city employee.
Lon Morris campus may be sold in December auction

Lon Morris campus may be sold in December auction

Lon Morris College, the 168 year-old junior college in Jacksonville Texas that filed bankruptcy, is seeking Court approval for an auction on December 13th at 11:00am, with AmeriBid LLC conducting the auction for qualified bidders only at McKool