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Lyrid meteor shower makes annual appearance tonight through Friday

Lyrid meteor shower makes annual appearance tonight through Friday

April 22–25 the Lyrid meteor shower makes its annual appearance in the night sky. The best time to see the show is from midnight to 4 a.m.
Fire ants make a burning comeback this season

Fire ants make a burning comeback this season

They're mean, they sting, and they're everywhere. The "Fire Ant" population only continues to grow each year,  so UT Tyler is creating a product to help eliminate the pests.
Longview man arrested with drugs, guns during multi-agency raid

Longview man arrested with drugs, guns during multi-agency raid

A Longview man faces several charges after a multi-agency raid ended in his arrest Tuesday afternoon.
Why your grandparents now have Facebook

Why your grandparents now have Facebook

Soon grandma may be sharing photos on Facebook, and pinning on Pinterest. This all thanks to a new partnership between the University of Texas at Tyler, and The Hamptons retirement community.
U.S. looks into shielding illegal immigrants with no criminal background from deportation

U.S. looks into shielding illegal immigrants with no criminal background from deportation

The Department of Homeland Security is weighing in on whether to protect illegal immigrants with no serious criminal background from being deported.
DPS searching for Most Wanted Sex Offender with ETX ties

DPS searching for Most Wanted Sex Offender with ETX ties

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
Longview begins spring football practice today

Longview begins spring football practice today

It’s been something the Lobos have been working on since November. But today, the true test begins as Longview kicks off a 15-session spring practice slate, marking the return of football to Lobo Stadium.

ETL: Ideas for colorful spring salads

Smith County Extension Agent, Patrice Dunagin stopped by KETK to chat about spring salads. For more information click here.  

ETL: Ways to serve your community

Annette Rios, the Volunteer Coordinator for Trinity Mother Frances stopped by KETK to talk about the different ways people can serve their community.

ETL: The importance of proper foot care

Dr. Robert Boudreau, a Podiatrist with ETMC stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen about proper foot care. For more information go to etmc.org.
Tyler named one of 'Most Exciting Places in Texas'

Tyler named one of 'Most Exciting Places in Texas'

The city of Tyler was named one of "The Most Exciting Places in Texas" by Movoto, a real estate research site. The East Texas oasis checked in at number eight.
ETX man receives 10 years in prison on child porn charges

ETX man receives 10 years in prison on child porn charges

A Tyler man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday on 15 on child pornography charges.
Council to consider authorizing West Cumberland extension project

Council to consider authorizing West Cumberland extension project

During the regularly scheduled meeting this Wednesday, April 21, the Tyler City Council will consider authorizing a construction contract with Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.
Tylerite wins age group at Boston Marathon

Tylerite wins age group at Boston Marathon

An East Texan made his hometown proud Monday when he won the 80+ age group at one of the most heralded races in the world, the Boston Marathon.
Tyler Public Library receives grant from the Texas Book Festival

Tyler Public Library receives grant from the Texas Book Festival

The Texas Book Festival has awarded the Tyler Public Library a collections grant of $2,480.91. The grant will be used to fund the Library’s High Interest / Low Vocabulary literacy collection.