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ETX man charged with double murder gets life in prison

ETX man charged with double murder gets life in prison

A Van Zandt County man accused of a 2012 double murder pled guilty to those charges Thursday.
Hallsville knocks Kilgore out of soccer playoffs, 3-2

Hallsville knocks Kilgore out of soccer playoffs, 3-2

The third time is the charm for the Hallsville Bobcats.
John Tyler and Tyler Lee soccer eliminated from playoffs

John Tyler and Tyler Lee soccer eliminated from playoffs

The Pine Tree Pirates rallied from an early deficit to take a 2-1 overtime victory over John Tyler in the sectional round of the Class 4A soccer playoffs Thursday night at Pirate Stadium.
CPS searching for mother suspected of taking Tyler toddler

CPS searching for mother suspected of taking Tyler toddler

A child safety alert has been issued for 19-month-old Xander Alexander, of Tyler. Child Protective Services is seeking the whereabouts of the toddler.
COMING HOME: Former Gladewater star athlete named Bears' offensive coordinator

COMING HOME: Former Gladewater star athlete named Bears' offensive coordinator

There's no place like home and that's exactly how former Gladewater High School star athlete Johnny Louvier feels. Louvier has been named the Bears' offensive coordinator and quarterback coach.
Crews extinguish structure fire in Tyler

Crews extinguish structure fire in Tyler

Crews extinguished a structure fire in north Tyler Friday afternoon.
Gladewater rodeo arena welcomes kart racing for first time

Gladewater rodeo arena welcomes kart racing for first time

A different type of horsepower is taking over the Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo Arena this weekend.
Former Tyler Paper sports reporter sentenced to 12 years for sexual relationship with teen

Former Tyler Paper sports reporter sentenced to 12 years for sexual relationship with teen

A former East Texas sports writer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to having a sexual relationship with a local teenager.
Lufkin woman calls police, complains about bad 'weed'

Lufkin woman calls police, complains about bad 'weed'

An East Texas woman found herself behind bars Thursday after calling Lufkin authorities to complain about bad "weed."
Man sues ETX fraternity members in alleged kidnapping, torture

Man sues ETX fraternity members in alleged kidnapping, torture

A plaintiff is demanding a jury trial in Harris county against two men and their East Texas fraternity for an alleged kidnapping and aggravated assault, including torture. 
ETX man gets 20 years for kidnapping, attempted rape while high on crack

ETX man gets 20 years for kidnapping, attempted rape while high on crack

A Lufkin man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for a 2013 kidnapping and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Repeat offenders lead Nacogdoches Co. deputies on ATV chase

Repeat offenders lead Nacogdoches Co. deputies on ATV chase

Two arrests in connection with a stolen ATV were made Wednesday in Nacogdoches County.

ETL: The benefits of 'good' knives

John Abler with Sweet Gourmet in Tyler stops by KETK to chat about Wusthof Knives. For more information about Sweet Gourmet click here.  

ETL: Building awareness for child abuse

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Lani Reeves with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County stops by KETK to chat about the signs of child abuse.
Police arrest 1 in Longview pawn shop 'crash and grab'

Police arrest 1 in Longview pawn shop 'crash and grab'

Authorities have taken into custody one juvenile in connection with the Cherokee Pawn Shop burglary.