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Police chase through East Texas leads to arrest of Longview man

Police chase through East Texas leads to arrest of Longview man

Law enforcement agencies in Harrison County worked together Saturday to arrest a man who sent authorities on a dangerous chase through East Texas.
Paxton K's 11, UT Tyler Baseball Wins 8-3 Over Mary Hardin-Baylor

Paxton K's 11, UT Tyler Baseball Wins 8-3 Over Mary Hardin-Baylor

 The UT Tyler baseball team trailed Mary Hardin-Baylor 2-0 early, but a big five-run inning helped the Patriots win 8-3 in game one of the American Southwest Conference series. The Patriots are now 6-4 on the year.
UT Tyler Women Can't Hold off Comets, Falls 82-74 in ASC Final

UT Tyler Women Can't Hold off Comets, Falls 82-74 in ASC Final

 In a matchup of the two top-teams in the conference, the Comets from Texas-Dallas were able to fend off the No. 1 seed Texas-Tyler Patriots, winning 82-74 in the American Southwest Conference Championship game.
'Scout Up' event kicks off at Bergfeld Park

'Scout Up' event kicks off at Bergfeld Park

 Fun and adventure are just a couple of the words students use to describe their experience in Boy Scouts of America.
One woman taken to hospital following two-car wreck

One woman taken to hospital following two-car wreck

One woman was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon following a two vehicle wreck in Tyler. The wreck happened just after 12:00 p.m. near the intersection of Broadway and Gentry.
Saturday weather update

Saturday weather update

In the early morning hours of Saturday, we did have some light freezing rain move through ETX. It was very brief and did not cause any problems this morning.
Tyler Police Department recognizes 'Officer of the Year'

Tyler Police Department recognizes 'Officer of the Year'

From Tyler Police Department:

Jacob Spillers inspirational in his fight against cancer

Jacob Spillers is a 17-year-old senior at Tyler Lee. He was on the soccer team when he was diagnosed at ETMC with osteosarcoma in his leg. Surgeons cut off his leg mid-thigh and his foot mid-calf.

In search of a spine

Emergency doctors from the DC area have been called to our nation's capitol. The reason-- the spine of the Republican Party seems to be missing or has atrophied. The FCC Thursday slam-dunked this net neutrality bill.

New resort to open in Arp

The city of Arp is welcoming a new resort and venue. It's called "High Hill Farm."
Freezing drizzle/Lt. freezing rain by Saturday early AM

Freezing drizzle/Lt. freezing rain by Saturday early AM

East Texas missed out on a big snow storm today. Here are the accumulation totals—the heaviest has been in the Metroplex and counties along the Red River.

Trampoline park opens in Tyler

The kiddos are going to love this one. New entertainment has come to Tyler and it's officially open. Tyler's new indoor trampoline park, iJump, is welcoming those off all ages.

Klein Shelter dog reunited with original owner

Do you remember Henry? He is the fluffy, white dog from the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville.

Tuscan Slice; Keeping God & family first

Jonathan Evola, the co-owner of Tuscan Slice, stopped by KETK to chat with Stacey and Taylor. Evola talked about their great menu options and what makes their restaurant so special.
East Texas security guard accused of selling drugs on the job

East Texas security guard accused of selling drugs on the job

The Titus County Sheriff's Office arrested a 63-year-old security guard for allegeldy dealing drugs on the job.