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Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released accountability ratings for school districts and charter schools across the state.
Longview Dog Park gets agility equipment

Longview Dog Park gets agility equipment

Longview’s four-legged friends have a new toy at the city’s dog park.
ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) announced today that six outstanding educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the Texas Teacher of the Year program.
Longview ISD alters focus, changes name of LEAD Academy

Longview ISD alters focus, changes name of LEAD Academy

A Longview ISD campus has a new name and mission after it failed to meet the state’s minimum education standards.
ETX man jailed after allegedly stabbing brother in stomach

ETX man jailed after allegedly stabbing brother in stomach

An East Texas man is in jail after officials say he stabbed his brother.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 26, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 26, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, August 26, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 9500 S. Broadway 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3900 Chandler Hwy. 

Full Armor Christian Academy celebrates a very special start to the school year

Just three months ago, it appeared Full Armor Christian Academy would be closing down for good. But in less than a week, donors from across the area helped keep the only Christian academy in Rusk County open.

Why not Chicago

Today was Michael Brown's funeral in Missouri. The White House sent three representatives to the service.

Prescription pills the target of 'open house' thefts

As the housing market rises, homeowners are encouraged to take extra safety measures before hosting an open house, particularly when it comes to their prescription medications.

Cherokee County Commissioners Court controversy

Cherokee county is gearing up for the 2014 November elections. The only problem is that in Monday's Commissioners Court meeting, the Elections Administrator and the Republican Chair, disagreed on five judges listed on the ballot. 

American Heart Association challenges e-cigarette sales to youths

The American Heart Association is cracking down on electronic cigarette sales. They argue that since many e-cigarettes contain nicotine, sellers should follow the same laws that apply to cigarettes and cigars.

Local shelters saving people from high temperatures

Even though some places in East Texas like Tyler and Longview haven't hit temperatures in the hundreds yet, the heat and humidity are sometimes unbearable. This is especially true for homeless people.

Fire Marshals are lawfully allowed to pack heat

The news of Kilgore's Fire Marshal carrying a firearm might come as a surprise to some. But, we're told most fire marshals in the state of Texas are peace officers.

Friday Football Fever Game of Week; Longview @ Lufkin

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner is starting his 21st season of Friday Football Fever.

Friday Football Fever Game of Week; Longview @ Lufkin

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner is starting his 21st season of Friday Football Fever.