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Mavericks take Tyler kids to game

The Mavericks Express came to Tyler Friday. The Mavs fan bus took players from a youth team to Dallas for an NBA game. The SRW Knights were treated to this event as part of the Mavericks outreach across Texas.
Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying an armed robber who held up a local business.

Paralyzed gymnast is flying high

Kilgore Acrobatic Gymnastics is home to athletes who want to follow their dreams and overcome obstacles. 3-year-old Zhaila Riley is one of those gymnasts. Zhaila is paralyzed from the waist down.

What you need to know about pruning your fruit trees

 Peach trees look bare this time of year... but it's intentional. Pruning fruit trees in the Winter, ensures healthy growth in the Spring.

Three law enforcement agencies receive Community Impact Award

Local law enforcement agencies are being recognized by a coalition for their efforts in the "Pin the Tail on the Dragon" case.

Body found following structure fire in Rusk Co., investigation underway

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a body found after a structure fire on County Road 291 in the northern portion of the county.

East Texas coaches draft for 5th annual FCA Heart of a Champion Bowl

 On Friday morning at the Tyler Lee field house, high school football coaches from across East Texas gathered together to draft player for the 5th annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bowl, AND for the players select

"It's A Process,"the ways of a Christian life

Author Christy Warren stopped by KETK to chat about the release of her new book "It's a Process." The book is about the troubles that come along with being a Christian and the expectations.
Time for a shot clock in Texas high school basketball

Time for a shot clock in Texas high school basketball

I’ve wanted to write a “Texas needs a shot clock in high school basketball” column for the longest time. Well that time is now.
ET Soccer: Longview boys edged by Tyler Lee in tourney action

ET Soccer: Longview boys edged by Tyler Lee in tourney action

Tyler Lee notched the game-winner on a penalty kick late in the match for a 2-1 win over Longview in the finale of day one action of the Lobo Invitational.

Corner Bakery Cafe's 100 under 600

Corner Bakery Cafe has a new 100 Under 600 Menu. It features 100 combo meals under 600 calories! Scott Roycroft and Amber Duke stopped by KETK to chat about the new menu.

National Healthy Weight Week 2015

Tami Lawrence, a Clinical Dietitian with Trinity Mother Frances, stopped by KETK to chat about how to eat better in 2015. For more information go to

Update: State revokes Jacksonville animal shelter's quarantine certification

Jacksonville police arrested a manager of the Klein Animal Shelter Friday morning for animal torture.

How would you like to go on a “Blind Date?”

There is a saying that “variety is the spice of life.” From Sunday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Feb. 14, the Tyler Public Library would like to spice up your literary life and set you up on a blind date with a book.
7-year-old dies in E. Texas ATV crash

7-year-old dies in E. Texas ATV crash

A 7-year-old boy was killed Thursday in an ATV crash near Bloomburg.