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More rain begins Friday & through weekend

More rain begins Friday & through weekend

Round #1 of rainfall that occurred on Wednesday has cleared about all of East Texas. Now, we look ahead to round #2 of rain—and this one could produce more heavy rain (rain amounts up to 3 inches possible).

Longview city officials writing stricter ordinances for illegal dumping

Illegal dumping has become a serious problem in Longview. Code Compliance Supervisor, Kenneth James, says it has become much worse.
2 arrested in connection with stolen SUV seats in Palestine

2 arrested in connection with stolen SUV seats in Palestine

Law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of two men connected to a recent string of burglaries where seats were stolen from SUVs.

Community commemorates lives lost in 1937 New London explosion

It has been 78 years since disaster shook a small East Texas community.
Thieves cut hole through ETX store's roof, steal money and drugs

Thieves cut hole through ETX store's roof, steal money and drugs

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Naples Police Department need your help with this week’s Crime of the Week.
NCAA tourney participants have East Texas ties

NCAA tourney participants have East Texas ties

March is an exciting month for sports fans worldwide.

National Eye Transplant Month

Doctor Clayton Whitney, the Chief of Ophthalmology at Trinity Clinic Eye Center in Tyler,Texas, stopped by KETK to chat about eye transplants. For more information about eye transplants go to www.tmfhc.org

Meet Sophie, a very energetic animal in need of a good home

Gayle Helms with Pets Fur People, stopped by KETK with Sophie, a 3-year old Hound mix. Sophie has been at the shelter for a year, so they have reduced her fee from $130.00 to $65.00.
ETX clothing store owner gets prison time, large fine for dodging taxes

ETX clothing store owner gets prison time, large fine for dodging taxes

An Athens man was ordered to spend 15 months behind bars and pay the IRS almost a million dollars.

Newly released lapel cam video shows Dallas PD shooting mentally ill man

Newly released body camera video shows a Dallas Police officer fatally shooting a man outside his home.
TxDOT refunding $1.7 million for botched toll bills

TxDOT refunding $1.7 million for botched toll bills

Billing problems with the Texas Department of Transportation’s tolling system are bigger than the agency had realized, officials confirmed Tuesday, and the agency will be giving back about $1.7 million to to

Altra Federal Credit Union’s Bracket Madness

Altra Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a free NCAA Men's Basketball Division 1 Brackets game for anyone age 13 or older. Altra membership is not required!

"Color Your World With Quilts"

The Quilters' Guild of East Texas wants to "Color Your World With Quilts" at their 34th Annual Tyler Quilt Show.

One click, could save your life

Thousand are killed in car accidents every year in America, but some of those deaths could have been prevented with the click of a seat belt. Vicky LaMay with ETMC EMS, stopped by KETK to chat about seat belt safety.
Texas Rangers’ Mitch Moreland still an unknown four seasons later

Texas Rangers’ Mitch Moreland still an unknown four seasons later

The way Mitch Moreland burst on the Texas Rangers’ scene, as a power-hitting rookie during their finest season to date, suddenly cast him as the savior at first base.