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Area teams ready for Battle on the Border showcase

Area teams ready for Battle on the Border showcase

East Texas football will be on display this weekend against some of Louisiana’s best.
Area teams ready for Battle on the Border showcase

Area teams ready for Battle on the Border showcase

East Texas football will be on display this weekend against some of Louisiana’s best.
Former Wood Co. constable dies at 80

Former Wood Co. constable dies at 80

A law enforcement staple in Wood County passed away Tuesday morning. According to the Winnsboro Police Chief Andy Chester, former Wood County Constable for Pct 4. J. L. Pennington,80, died this morning in Quitman. 
Police identify 2nd suspect in ETX auto burglary, shots fired incident

Police identify 2nd suspect in ETX auto burglary, shots fired incident

Tyler Police have secured an arrest warrant for the second suspect who was driving the Cadillac and shot at an auto burglary victim Thursday,
Man taken into custody for harassing women in Lindale

Man taken into custody for harassing women in Lindale

The Lindale Police Department has taken a person into custody in connection with the alleged harassment of women in the area.
Cen-Tex charter school to support Azleway schools

Cen-Tex charter school to support Azleway schools

Trinity Charter Schools (TCS) on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Azleway Inc., an organization that operates a residential treatment center in the Tyler-area and provides intensive therapy in a safe, healing environment for at-risk you
ETX man arrested twice in 2 weeks for meth possession

ETX man arrested twice in 2 weeks for meth possession

An East Texas man is behind bars after being arrested for a second methamphetamine possession in less than two weeks.
ETX murder suspect arrested at local apartment complex

ETX murder suspect arrested at local apartment complex

Franklin County officials have confirmed to KETK the suspect in the apparent murder of a 75-year-old East Texas man has been arrest
Tyler announces Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Tyler announces Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Boise State running back Jay Ajayi has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the second week of the 2014 college football season.
Tyler apartment shooting ruled accidental

Tyler apartment shooting ruled accidental

A Monday afternoon shooting near the University of Texas at Tyler has been ruled accidental , according to the Tyler Police Department.
Family of deceased Tyler man awarded $18.6M in Goodyear asbestos lawsuit

Family of deceased Tyler man awarded $18.6M in Goodyear asbestos lawsuit

Dallas County jury has awarded $18.6 million to the family of a tire builder who died after being exposed to cancer-causing asbestos fibers at the
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 9, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 9, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, September 9, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 1100 SSE Loop 323. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1000 SSE Loop 323. 

Bullard Elementary gets new four-legged classmate

Monday, students in Stacey Odom's class at Bullard Elementary had a new classmate. Her name is Fuchsia, a trained service dog, who will now be their classroom helper.

VIDEO: Texas man carries cross through East Texas

You may have seen the man pictured above hauling a cross throughout East Texas. Many of you have called KETK asking who he is and what he is doing.