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Can Governor Perry take action on immigration without consent from federal government?

Governor Rick Perry said he may take steps to secure the border with or without the help of the federal government, but can he legally do this?

BBB warns of phony Facebook profiles

Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau, stopped by KETK. Mills chatted with Bob and Jen about bogus Facebook profiles and how to can spot the fake ones.
Longview Police warn of new scam in area

Longview Police warn of new scam in area

Longview Police have been receiving calls about a new Scam in Longview. Scammers have made contact with businesses and citizens locally. Don’t fall victim to this.

Meet John DeFoore; Music Teacher & Mentor

John DeFoore stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. DeFoore was the guitar and songwriting instructor for Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves. He shares his experience with the two Country music stars.
TxDOT: 'Blob' of spilled liquid creates traffic headaches on HWY 69

TxDOT: 'Blob' of spilled liquid creates traffic headaches on HWY 69

Traffic was congested on Highway 69 in Lindale while TxDOT crews worked to clear a spill from several days ago.

Staying healthy in the heat

Doctor David Jones with Pulmonary Specialist of Tyler, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. For more information go to http://www.psotmd.com
Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

The Spring Hill National All-Stars will open play in the Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch World Series today at Ed Worrell Memorial Park in Texarkana, Arkansas. Read more at News-Journal.com
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

Katharine Parkhurst of Longview and Morgan London of Kilgore were among the girls who made the squad. The announcement officially kicks off the Rangerettes’ 75th Anniversary celebration.
Kilgore College announces newest Rangerettes

Kilgore College announces newest Rangerettes

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team this morning.
Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

A family’s nightmare finally came to an end on June 25th when John Junior Smith, formerly of Tyler, was sentenced to 8 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for his role in defrauding a family who had hired him to
ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

Authorities are searching for an East Texas man after deputies found emaciated dogs in Titus County. One other person has already been arrested in connection to the case.