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Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of ETX woman

Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of ETX woman

An Arlington man has been arrested in connection with the death of an East Texas woman.

Cheap Shots: Almonds are not a snack!

Join Phil, Triple R and Garrett Sanders as they preview the Texans and Cowboys 2nd games of the season. Plus, the return of Cheap Shots: Confessions.

Pets Fur People's custom-made dog house auction

Gayle Helms with Pets Fur People, stopped by KETK along with Tress, a dog in need of a good home.

2nd Annual Need for Speed/Need for a Cure Race

The Second Annual Need for Speed/Need for a Cure Race is scheduled for September 13, 2014. Susan Terry stopped by KETK to chat about the event and her battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

6th Annual Monster Truck Fall Nationals Revs It Up

The White Oak Education Foundation welcomes the Monster Truck Fall Nationals presented by Budlight for one big show on Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 pm at Lone Star Speedway.
SWAT team arrests ETX man threatening death to law enforcement

SWAT team arrests ETX man threatening death to law enforcement

An Angelina County SWAT team was called in early Thursday morning to arrest a man threatening to harm law enforcement.
Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

The Smith County Sheriff's Office tells KETK they are en route to the scene of a broken gas line.
Tickets on sale for 'Souls of the South' Goodman Masquerade Ball

Tickets on sale for 'Souls of the South' Goodman Masquerade Ball

The inaugural Night at the Goodman Masquerade Ball will take place on Friday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the historic (and often spooky) 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum located at 624 N. Broadway in downtown Tyler.
ETX felon jailed after car chase with police reveals stolen gun

ETX felon jailed after car chase with police reveals stolen gun

An East Texas man is behind bars after police say he was caught with a stolen handgun while trying to escape arrest. 
Tyler Police respond to early morning shooting

Tyler Police respond to early morning shooting

One man was injured in an overnight shooting in Tyler.
Jack Stallard previews White Oak at Spring Hill

Jack Stallard previews White Oak at Spring Hill

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked him about this Friday's game between rivals White Oak and Spring Hill. Stallard said...

Azleway Charter forms partnership with Trinity Charter to remain open

Azleway Charter is a local school that helps abused and neglected children.

Local organization offering classes to help veterans

The Green Zone is a place of support for East Texas veterans, but now they're offering a new program by stepping out of their comfort zone.

East Texas domestic abuse survivors speak out in light of Ray Rice video

Many have seen the video released this week showing NFL star Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in the face. Now, victims of domestic abuse in East Texas are speaking out.
First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

The first 2014 case of West Nile Virus in East Texas has been confirmed.