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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.

City of Tyler selects new City Manager

After an extensive search and hours of going through applications, the City of Tyler decided to hire Edward Broussard as the new city manager. "I'm excited. This is a wonderful opportunity," said Broussard.
Execution date set for man who raped, killed Smith Co. woman

Execution date set for man who raped, killed Smith Co. woman

An execution date as been set for an East Texas man who was convicted of raping and killing a woman nearly 20 years ago.
Settlement reached concerning street in Henderson subdivision

Settlement reached concerning street in Henderson subdivision

 The City of Henderson and Robert Kelley have agreed to settle a lawsuit the City filed against Kelley over the streets in the Terra Nova Phase 3 Subdivision in Henderson.
Smith County manhunt suspect taken into custody

Smith County manhunt suspect taken into custody

Update from Constable Kenneth Bibby: "The suspect from the manhunt has been arrested. Charges are pending." Deputies are currently searching for a person in northwestern Smith County near Lindale.

UT Health Northeast offers free primary care for women

UT Health Northeast in Tyler is providing a primary care and preventive services program to women ages 18 to 65.
Man holds woman hostage at gunpoint, arrested following standoff

Man holds woman hostage at gunpoint, arrested following standoff

A New Mexico man had to be tased and taken into custody Monday afternoon following a long standoff in Smith County.