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East Texas ministry guides men in job search

GODTEL Ministries is an East Texas organization that fulfills the needs of the homeless. GODTEL stands for God's open door to eternal life.
Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Investigators are still working to determine the identity of a decomposed body found in Cherokee County after a preliminary autopsy failed to yield any answers.

Jack Stallard previews Nacogdoches at Hallsville

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about this Friday night's matchup between the Nacogdoches Dragons and the Hallsville Bobcats.

Jack Stallard previews Nacogdoches at Hallsville

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about this Friday night's matchup between the Nacogdoches Dragons and the Hallsville Bobcats.
Bowie Co. deputy's killer sentenced to life in prison

Bowie Co. deputy's killer sentenced to life in prison

A man who shot and killed a Bowie County deputy in a local courthouse was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

East Texas owners 'Flip' gymnastics routine

Two East Texas gym owners took a leap of faith and transformed their gymnastics business into the work of God.

Jailed suspect identified in Tyler burglary, shooting incident

One person has been arrested and identified and one is still on the loose after a burglary incident where shots were fired Thursday morning.
Authorities looking for 4 men allegedly passing forged checks

Authorities looking for 4 men allegedly passing forged checks

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating four men suspected of forging checks in the Central and East Texas area.
East Texan escapes Shreveport prison, caught hiding in shed

East Texan escapes Shreveport prison, caught hiding in shed

A man who escaped prison for several hours is back behind bars following his arrest Thursday morning in Shreveport.
Parent company of Longview Popeye's to pay 25K to HIV-positive applicant

Parent company of Longview Popeye's to pay 25K to HIV-positive applicant

According to our KETK news partner, the Longview News-Journal

Cheap Shots: Football is (officially) here!

Phil Kuchinsky, Reagan Roy and Mr. East Texas (Garrett Sanders), preview upcoming matchups with the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers, as well as the Houston Texans and the Washington Redskins.
Marshall PD establishes Internal Affairs Section

Marshall PD establishes Internal Affairs Section

The Marshall Police Department has established an Internal Affairs Section. The Internal Affairs Section is designed to be a fact finding entity and its purpose is three-fold:
Dallas woman allegedly caught with meth in Henderson Co.

Dallas woman allegedly caught with meth in Henderson Co.

A Dallas woman was taken into custody for allegedly possessing methamphetamine in Henderson County.
ATF, Longview Fire Department join for training

ATF, Longview Fire Department join for training

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives office in Tyler and Longview Fire Department have joined for a fire investigator program for ATF agents.
Holiday drunken driving arrests down, police say

Holiday drunken driving arrests down, police say

Gregg and Rusk County officials said arrests for driving while intoxicated dropped during this year’s Labor Day weekend compared with 2013.