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AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 2-year old TX girl found safe, mother in custody

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 2-year old TX girl found safe, mother in custody

Texas Center for the Missing has canceled a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the La Marque Police Department in the abduction of two-year-old Chastity Hamilton.
Westbound lanes at I-20, HWY 69 moving again after accident involving 18-wheelers

Westbound lanes at I-20, HWY 69 moving again after accident involving 18-wheelers

Traffic on Interstate 20 westbound lanes from Highway 69 in Lindale is moving again after an acident involving 18-wheelers stalled movement early Thursday morning.

Former Dallas Cowboy coming to East Texas

 East Texas Christian Academy is excited to present and host the East Texas Leadership Banquet with special guest Chad Hennings.

2015 Women's Symphony League Ball

The Women's Symphony League of Tyler is getting read for their annual ball which benefits the East Texas Symphony Orchestra. Richard Lee, the ETSO's Music Director, stopped by KETK to chat about the event.
AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Houston children found safe, 1 suspect in custody

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Houston children found safe, 1 suspect in custody

An Amber Alert issued Wednesday for two Houston children believed to be in danger has been canceled.
TxDOT: Wintry weather expected to create driving hazards

TxDOT: Wintry weather expected to create driving hazards

With another wintry mix in the overnight forecast TxDOT crews are again preparing for the task of treating roadways that are expected to be rendered hazardous by inclement conditions.
Conditions released on victims in Wednesday evening fatal crash

Conditions released on victims in Wednesday evening fatal crash

Update: (1:37 p.m.) According to ETMC, Ashlee Regester is in critical but stable condition. The other two Regester children were treated and released. Their names will not be released, per the father's request.
Don't stand for second-rate drug deals; Rusk Police will straighten out the slackers

Don't stand for second-rate drug deals; Rusk Police will straighten out the slackers

Drug dealers these days, it's just not right for them to slacking off. But one East Texas Police Department has your back and they're ready to do the dirty work.
Local college increases tuition

Local college increases tuition

Kilgore College's Spokesperson Chris Craddock says the tuition increase next fall will be two dollars more per credit hour adding 2 hundred thousand dollars to the budget.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport prepares for inclement weather

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport prepares for inclement weather

As winter weather advisories are being posted for East Texas tonight and tomorrow, Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is preparing for snow removal activities.
UT Board of Regents interviews candidates for UT Austin presidency

UT Board of Regents interviews candidates for UT Austin presidency

The University of Texas System Board of Regents and Chancellor William H.
Texans release center Chris Meyers

Texans release center Chris Meyers

The Houston Texans have released veteran center Chris Meyers after eight seasons with the team.
LIST: School and business delays and closures for Thursday, March 5

LIST: School and business delays and closures for Thursday, March 5

With the possibility of wintry weather over the next 24 hours, schools in East Texas may be delaying or canceling classes. Businesses and other organizations may also have delayed openings or cancelations.
Accused Mexico Zetas leader captured

Accused Mexico Zetas leader captured

Mexican authorities have captured alleged drug trafficker Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing federal and state government sources.