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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.
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.
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.
New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

The Dallas Cowboys are not what they once were, and they are more famous for their owner than their actual players.
QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

The quarterback situation at Texas A&M and TCU just got more complicated. Or did they get less complicated?

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.
Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Texas A&M’s fall-back option at quarterback suddenly has taken a fall. The Aggies announced Wednesday morning that senior Matt Joeckel intends to transfer.
ETX man sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing stolen gun

ETX man sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing stolen gun

A 29-year-old Dike, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Burglar caught on surveillance camera creeping through baby's nursery

A burglar is caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston, TX area home. It happened on April 5th in west Harris County, Texas. The homeowner didn't know that someone had been in his house until a neighbor found the
Reward now $13,000 for TX sex offender

Reward now $13,000 for TX sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, has increased to up to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.
Broadway pros to conduct master class April 24 at TJC

Broadway pros to conduct master class April 24 at TJC

Tony-nominated baritone Ron Raines and Broadway conductor Donald Pippin will offer their professional expertise during a musical theater master class at Tyler Junior College.
Needles found on ETX preschool playground

Needles found on ETX preschool playground

A Hallsville ISD family and the district are at odds about whether a 4-year-old boy was stabbed by a needle he found on the district’s Pre-K playground.
Weather Talk: Hail, Lightning, & Thunderstorms

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.
Three Hallsville athletes pick colleges

Three Hallsville athletes pick colleges

Three Hallsville athletes who will go to the next level in their respective sport were recognized in a ceremony Tuesday morning at the high school.