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Good Shepherd Medical Center honors auxiliary members

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors auxiliary members

Frances Morris says when her husband died during her emergency appendectomy, she was “surrounded by angels.”
Job hopefuls seek positions at City of Longview career fair

Job hopefuls seek positions at City of Longview career fair

Job hopefuls lined up Wednesday outside Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center seeking employment with the city of Longview.
Accused murderer loses parental rights, children to stay with family in Ohio

Accused murderer loses parental rights, children to stay with family in Ohio

Accused murderer James Calvert has had his parental rights terminated as a result of an agreement announced in court Tuesday.
WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Happy Thursday! Today we will see variable cloudiness and it will be seasonably cool with a high of 68 degrees. Winds will be out of the east southeast at 10 miles per hour.
Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

The Van Zandt County Fire Marshall's Office responded to a reported fire bombing of a residence a little after midnight Wednesday morning. 

Weather Talk: Hail, Lightning, & Thunderstorms

Continuing with our Severe Weather Awareness Week, today we will discuss severe thunderstorms. The simple definition of a thunderstorm is that it contains lightning.

98-year-old WWII veteran shares his story about New London explosion

The 77th anniversary of the New London explosion passed, but the stories live on forever.

Jack Stallard impressed with LeTourneau baseball team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the LeTourneau YellowJackets.
Bringing fishing to the neighborhood

Bringing fishing to the neighborhood

Families in Tyler will soon get the chance to participate in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's outreach to urban areas, a program which will be the first of its kind in East Texas.
Health care industry contributes billions of dollars to East Texas economy

Health care industry contributes billions of dollars to East Texas economy

The Texas economy is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the United States. Here in East Texas, the medical sector is a major contributor.

The Green Zone: veterans helping veterans

The Green Zone in Tyler is a resource center for veterans and their families. It was started in 2010, after the government decided Texas needed drop in centers for veterans. Now, around 200 people come in and out of the house a week.
Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

The issue of guns off the battlefield for our U.S. military service men and woman has been debated before. In the past five years two separate mass shootings at Ft. Hood have claimed the lives of 17 people.

ETL: 2014 Shooting Stars Clay Shoot

Kelsey Wood with Make A Wish North Texas, stops by KETK with their make a wish kid, Collin Boyd. The organization is getting ready for their 9th Annual Shooting Stars Clay Shoot.
2 ETX men sentenced to prison for meth trafficking

2 ETX men sentenced to prison for meth trafficking

Two East Texas men have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
CELEBRATE LIFE: UT Health Northeast hosting cancer survivor seminar

CELEBRATE LIFE: UT Health Northeast hosting cancer survivor seminar

Survivors of cancer are invited to “Celebrate Life! The 2014 Cancer Conference on Survivorship” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.