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Man connected to Quitman Toddlers' deaths released from jail

A man allegedly involved in the deaths of two children had his bond lowered and was released after the prosecution determined the suspect could not currently be convicted.

Police identify victim, suspect in early morning Tyler shooting

Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection with the Wednesday morning shooting of a Tyler man.
Testimony: Witness says fatal Hallsville shooting was surprise

Testimony: Witness says fatal Hallsville shooting was surprise

Nothing in their conversation indicated that Coby Ray Hudgins was about to fatally shoot Kayla Williams while sharing drinks at Hudgins' Kilgore home in October 2013, witnesses told a jury Tuesday.
Rescue dog named Palestine's newest K-9 officer

Rescue dog named Palestine's newest K-9 officer

The Palestine Police Department would like to introduce the newest member of the organization, K-9 Blue. Blue came to the department through Universal K-9 in San Antonio.
Former Cowboy Chad Hennings visits Tyler

Former Cowboy Chad Hennings visits Tyler

He won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys in the '90s. Before that he was a fighter pilot in the Gulf War. Chad Hennings came to Tyler Tuesday night for the East Texas Christian Academy Leadership Banquet.

Where are the savings?

When it comes to immigration, I was told over and over and over this was going to save me money after all the potential voters were allowed in. Then--this sobering report from CNS News was filed.

Inappropriate touching case reported at church children's retreat

So far, details are hard to come by in regards to an incident that took place during a Green Acres Church children's retreat.
Kraft recalls mac & cheese products due to possible metal in box

Kraft recalls mac & cheese products due to possible metal in box

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 242,000 cases of Original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner because of possible metal material in some boxes. 
Longview man to spend time behind bars for sawed-off shotgun

Longview man to spend time behind bars for sawed-off shotgun

A 39-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

“Make the Most of Your Summer”

Donna Spann, CEO of Capstone College and Career Advising, stopped by KETK to chat about their upcoming free workshop.

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Bo's Steak & Grill

Chef Brian Crawford with Bo's Steak and Grill in Lindale, Texas, stopped by KETK to share some recipes for Saint Patrick's Day. For more information go to bossteakgrill.com
ET Baseball Notebook

ET Baseball Notebook

Pine Tree's Mason Hays struck out nine and did not walk a batter in 4 1/3 innings in a 6-2 win over North Forney.
TJC men lose to #1 seed

TJC men lose to #1 seed

Tyler Junior College was tied with Connors State at the half. But the Apaches gave up a 21-point run in the second half. The TJC men lost to the national tournament's top seed.

Non-profit coffee shop gets a new look

After months of planning, the Arc of Gregg County moved their shop to the corner of Tyler street this week.
PTISD Coach Jim Manning Named NETX FCA Coach of the Year

PTISD Coach Jim Manning Named NETX FCA Coach of the Year

Jim Manning, PTISD JV Girls Soccer Coach, has been named NETX Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Year. Coach Manning has been coaching for 35 years and been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for 29 years.