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The Bell Ringer's story

The Bell Ringer's story

They are a Christmas staple, come to be loved like Santa, or one of his helpers. The Salvation Army bell ringers weather the cold temperatures year after year to collect donations and send out warm wishes.
Active manhunt in Nacogdoches County

Active manhunt in Nacogdoches County

Around 3:00 am this morning Texas Highway Patrol pursued a vehicle on highway 259 from Rusk County into Nacogdoches County. The vehicle was occupied by 4 black males.
Bryant’s future with Cowboys; details to come

Bryant’s future with Cowboys; details to come

Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant isn’t going away, Jerry Jones assured fans on his weekly KRLD-FM radio show.
White Oak’s Pullen named district MVP

White Oak’s Pullen named district MVP

White Oak’s Jake Pullen earned overall Most Valuable Player honors, and state finalist Mineola picked up six superlatives with the release of the 2014 District 8-3A Division I All-District Football Team.

Lost dog comes back home just before Christmas

 What could be a better Christmas present, than being reunited with someone you thought was gone forever?

Meals on Wheels delivers several hundred boxes of food

Meals on Wheels, along with several businesses, have been busy preparing for this week.

Stolen WWII medals returned to grateful owner

Charles Cathcart is smiling a little brighter this season. After months of missing World War II medals belonging to his father and grandfather, the priceless memorabilia has been returned.  

Tyler firefighters sweep East Texas chimneys

 The two Tyler Firefighters started the business, ‘Top Hat Chimney Sweeps,’ in mid-October.
Glass Dragon permitted to re-open one store

Glass Dragon permitted to re-open one store

The owner of the Glass Dragon will be allowed to re-open one location following a response to Jeremy Tidwell's motion by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

The mystery of mistloe revealed

 It's a Christmas tradition to meet your special someone under the mistletoe, and its a shining example of the holiday spirit.
Smith Co. Jail passes state inspection

Smith Co. Jail passes state inspection

On Tuesday, the Smith County Sheriff's Office announced the Smith County Jail had once again passed the Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspection.
Suspect in Tyler night club shooting arrested

Suspect in Tyler night club shooting arrested

Detectives with the Tyler Police Department have arrested Katyron Jermaine Barrett AKA Jermaine “Maine” Hartsfield, 29, of Tyler, for murder in the shooting death of Brandon Deroyce Grey, 30, of Tyler.
Upshur Co. Grand Jury hands up 16 indictments

Upshur Co. Grand Jury hands up 16 indictments

An Upshur County Grand Jury returned 16 indictments and six no bills on Friday, December 19. Seven of the indictments were sealed. The following individuals were indicted:
CPS: 4 children from Tyler area found safe

CPS: 4 children from Tyler area found safe

UPDATE: Child Protective Services stated the children have been located and are safe. The children will be placed with a family member until the CPS investigationg is complete.
Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

We at KETK want to wish you a safe travels this holiday season. To help you along your holiday adventures, we have some tools to share with you.