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Local NAACP chapter responds to increase in violence

As violence has risen in the last two months in Longview, whispers among the community have started to get louder.
Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

The much anticipated Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets are now on sale. Last year's tickets sold out four days before the event was held.
Former Longview resident named 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie

Former Longview resident named 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie

A former Longview resident has been named a 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie.

Jacksonville man arrested for touching women inappropriately in Tyler

The Tyler Police Department announced Monday afternoon the arrest of a man who allegedly groped several women shopping in a local department store.
Gladewater Police identify inmate found dead in cell

Gladewater Police identify inmate found dead in cell

The Gladewater Police Department has identified an inmate who was found dead in her jail cell from a believed suicide last week.

Kilgore woman who was missing extradited, bond set at $100,000

Christina Davison, who was reported missing in May and arrested in Kentucky earlier this month, was extradited back to Harrison County and had a bond set for $100,000 Sunday, according to Lt. Jay Webb.
Long-time ETX Police Academy instructor dies after battle with cancer

Long-time ETX Police Academy instructor dies after battle with cancer

The East Texas law enforcement community lost a brother early Monday morning. According to the East Texas Police Academy, long-time instructor Tim Young passed away this morning after battling cancer for several years.
Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 (Ash Wednesday), clergy and members of Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church (Episcopal)
HITTING THE ROAD: ETX roadwork for week of Feb. 16

HITTING THE ROAD: ETX roadwork for week of Feb. 16

Will you be traveling around East Texas this week? KETK wants to keep you informed with some situations you may encounter driving around the Piney Woods. TxDOT weekly roadwork report:

Agency announces need for 150 more workers with Tyler company

Remedy Intelligent Staffing announced Monday morning new jobs available in Tyler. The agency said Trane has brought on board 335 associates to build HVAC units to meet recent demand.

Trial for 2012 murder of ETX football player pushed back to March

The trial for an East Texas man accused of murdering a Kilgore College football player in 2012 has been postponed until March.
Monday morning weather update

Monday morning weather update

Good morning. We’ve had decent rain move through the area since last night. Also, the cold front is moving through Deep East Texas as well…and it’s even colder than expected for the morning temperatures.

City of Tyler named after 10th President of the United States

Did you know the city of Tyler is named after the 10th President of the United States?
East Texan headed to spring training with Braves

East Texan headed to spring training with Braves

An East Texan is headed to spring training with the Atlanta Braves.

Ashton Bellamy: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

 Meet Ashton Bellamy, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week.