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Tyler's population breaks 100,000 barrier

It's official. Tyler has grown. The U.S. census says the population is more than 100,000. Local shop owners are excited to see the city grow.

East Texas songwriters work to improve their craft, and express their faith

Earlier this year, we brought a special report highlighting East Texas song writers. Since then, they've expanded, and created their own psalm-writing group.
Arrest made in ETX hotel shooting

Arrest made in ETX hotel shooting

Police arrested a woman suspected of shooting another woman at a Best Western in Mineola.

East Texas Entrepreneurs Group inspires startup growth

A group in East Texas is helping entrepreneur's start their own business.two successful businesses men put their heads together to help others start their own dream.
DPS identifies man killed in weekend crash near Mineola

DPS identifies man killed in weekend crash near Mineola

One person was killed over the weekend in a one-vehicle accident in Wood County.

Makeup tips from Lancome's Robert Cook

Jordan Britt, Lancome's Regional Makeup Artist stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen Robert Cook, Lancome's National Makeup Artist is coming to Macy's in Tyler on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Ladies Night Out ~ Paint Palestine Pink

Thursday, July 17, 2014, is Ladies night in Palestine. Anderson County Extention agent, Holly Black, stopped by KETK to chat about the event.

Treating the Origin of your allergies

Doctor Luis Destarac with Pulmonary Specialist of Tyler, stopped by KETK to chat about Sublingual Immunotherapy.

DA: Third manslaughter charge to be filed Tuesday in fatal Kilgore crash

Two young children and their mother were killed in a Kilgore crash on Loop 259 near Dudley Road. Authorities said a woman was driving in the wrong direction, possibly drunk.
Most Wanted fugitive from ETX caught in Los Angeles

Most Wanted fugitive from ETX caught in Los Angeles

Leo Colston, 60, of Nacogdoches, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in California. Colston was wanted for sex offender registration violation and failure to register as a sex offender.

Video: Do you recognize these car wash thieves?

Local law enforcement needs your help solving this week’s Crime of the Week involving an attempted theft at a car wash.
Police: ETX man beats wife with belt, bites her nose

Police: ETX man beats wife with belt, bites her nose

An East Texas man is behind bars after police said he beat his wife with a belt and bit her nose.
Police identify man injured after being hit by car in Tyler

Police identify man injured after being hit by car in Tyler

An East Texas man who was hit by a car Sunday morning is expected to survive, Tyler police tell KETK.
ETX man convicted of shooting, killing deputy gets execution date

ETX man convicted of shooting, killing deputy gets execution date

A former East Texas welder and oil field worker who was convicted of shooting and killing a Henderson County Sheriff's Deputy now has an execution date.
Kilgore developing six-field baseball complex with cost between $1.5M and $2.2M

Kilgore developing six-field baseball complex with cost between $1.5M and $2.2M

The city of Kilgore is looking to complete a six-field baseball complex — aimed at attracting tournaments to the town — in time for spring ball.