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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:23pm

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Man living in ETX arrested after 'America's Most Wanted'; father speaks with KETK

After a tip following a recent episode of America's Most Wanted...on Sunday, a law enforcement task force showed up at Brian Maurice Fuller's house in the Frankston area...and took him into custody.
Lon Morris College files for bankruptcy

Lon Morris College files for bankruptcy

After more than a year of financial turmoil which culminated in the 'furloughing' of all but 11 of its employees, Lon Morris College in Jacksonville has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 
Arrest made in Cherokee County oil field thefts

Arrest made in Cherokee County oil field thefts

Cherokee County officials have arrested a man in connection with the oil field thefts in the southern part of Cherokee County.

Terminated Lon Morris College employee sheds light on recent events

Toni Wright is the former department chair of Theatre at Lon Morris College. After 8 years with the school...she says they've left her...and others...financially ruined.
Lon Morris to enter into agreement with another school

Lon Morris to enter into agreement with another school

The consulting firm representing Lon Morris College in Jacksonville released the following statement to KETK on Wednesday, regarding the status of the school's financial problems:

UPDATE: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

Back in May, we reported that all Lon Morris employees except for 11 core staff members were furloughed until further notice. June 15th was the day the consultants were supposed to make a decision on what to do about the college.
COMING TONIGHT AT 10: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

COMING TONIGHT AT 10: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

COMING TONIGHT AT 10: An update on the the Lon Morris College employee furloughs.  All furloughed employees met today on campus. We'll have the story on KETK News tonight at 10.

'The Pencil Guy'

Floyd Scott Beranek owns Scott's Jewelry Store in Jacksonville. His family is from East Texas, but he just returned home recently to open up shop.

Jacksonville man chased by victim after Tyler robbery

A man is robbed at knife-point Saturday night in a Tyler Dollar General parking lot. It's the one at 1204 W. Bow Street and it happened a little after 7.

Sadler's Restaurant in J'ville bringing in local farmers

Taylor Seeton is not your typical 15-year-old...the young East Texan is passionate...about produce. "I just love farming...that's all I can say about it," Seeton said.
Produce grown by SFA class donated to local food pantry

Produce grown by SFA class donated to local food pantry

Jerry Roberts said she has taken several free classes through SFA, but the horticulture class was by far the most rewarding for her.

East Texans are 'Loving Lon Morris'

It's mid-June...and Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, the oldest junior college in the state of Texas...sits empty...and,  because of the massive furloughs last month...it's beginning to look a little unkept.

Tomato Fest: A Jacksonville tradition in its 28th year

Jacksonville native, KETK's Casey Claiborne was down in J'ville on Saturday to participate in what he thought was a tomato judging contest...but that's not quite what it was.
McCown Signs with Saints

McCown Signs with Saints

Former Jacksonville Indian Luke McCown has signed with the New Orleans Saints. The Quarterback played for the Jaguars last season.
28th annual Tomato Fest

28th annual Tomato Fest

It’s “tomato time” in Jacksonville, Texas, and the annual Tomato Fest is slicing up lots of fun at the 28th Annual Tomato Fest on Saturday, June 9th in downtown Jacksonville.