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White Oak balances budget with rate hikes

White Oak balances budget with rate hikes

City Council members in White Oak approved a 2015 balanced budget Wednesday with little room to spare and a call to plan for even tougher financial challenges ahead.
Student enrollement rises in East Texas

Student enrollement rises in East Texas

All Gregg County school districts saw a rise in enrollment numbers Monday for the 2014-15 school year compared to the first day of school last year. Longview ISD has 63 students more than this time last year.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport authorized for $9.6 million FAA grant

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport authorized for $9.6 million FAA grant

The Tyler City Council authorized Tyler Pounds Regional Airport to accept a new FAA Grant totaling more than $9.6 million.
Crews clear years of silt in Teague Park pond

Crews clear years of silt in Teague Park pond

Visitors to Teague Park are getting a different view of the Longview green area, as crews work to dredge out the 15 years of silt clogging the pond. “I noticed it last summer.
Student enrollement rises in East Texas

Student enrollement rises in East Texas

All Gregg County school districts saw a rise in enrollment numbers Monday for the 2014-15 school year compared to the first day of school last year. Longview ISD has 63 students more than this time last year.
Multi-vehicle wreck jams traffic during morning commute

Multi-vehicle wreck jams traffic during morning commute

Emergency crews responded to a multiple-vehicle wreck on a Tyler highway Thursday morning.
1 dead, 1 injured in Longview shooting

1 dead, 1 injured in Longview shooting

The Longview Police Department has confirmed to KETK, one person was killed and one was injured in an early morning shooting. The shooting occurred around 3:50 a.m., in the 100 block of Garfield Drive.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 28, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 28, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, August 28, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 600 E. Fifth Street 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 SSE Loop 323. 

Friday Football Fever is back!

This week kicks off the 21st edition of Friday Football Fever, East Texas' premier high school football showcase.

Be like Mexico?

California Governor Jerry brown said this week all of the illegal aliens are welcomed in California. Many governors in America don't agree.

East Texas talkback: Airplane etiquette

A United Airlines flight traveling from Newark, New Jersey to Denver, Colorado made an emergency landing at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after two passengers got into a fight.

Jacksonville train 'quiet zone' proposal meets opposition

The Jacksonville trains have been a part of the community for as long as residents can remember.

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of accused murderer speaks out about his mental illness

Last week, we reported that a 28-year-old shot and killed his father. Now, his mother is speaking exclusively to KETK. She tells us her son suffered from mental health issues and they've been trying to get him help.

Painted nails protecting against sexual assault

It's a fashion statement that could empower women across the world. "It could save lives, it could save a lot of heart ache," said Tanna Barrett. Its a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date rape drugs.
Holiday Weekend—Soggy & Rainy?

Holiday Weekend—Soggy & Rainy?

School has started, and we’ve had the typical August style of weather you expect—hot and humid. Compared to this time last year, we were a few degrees cooler.