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Weather Talk: Heavy rain on Sunday

Weather Talk: Heavy rain on Sunday

Sunday 11:15AM Update All of East Texas (except Hopkins county) is under a Severe T-Storm Watch until 2PM Today. Storms will remain strong to severe for much of the day.
Car crashes through Tyler building

Car crashes through Tyler building

A Tyler store had to close early Saturday night after a car crashed through the side of the building. The accident happened around 7:15 at the Payless shoe store in the 1100 block of East 5th St.

Campbell thinks Texans may have concerns about Manziel

Heisman winner, NFl hall of famer and John Tyler Lion Earl Campbell was in Tyler Saturday morning. The living legend was signing autographs at the Super One on Troup Hwy.

Campbell thinks Texans may have concerns about Manziel

Heisman winner, NFl hall of famer and John Tyler Lion Earl Campbell was in Tyler Saturday morning. The living legend was signing autographs at the Super One on Troup Hwy.
Longview girls eliminated from soccer playoffs by Allen in shootout

Longview girls eliminated from soccer playoffs by Allen in shootout

After 100 minutes of scoreless action, Longview and Allen had to go to penalty kicks to decide which team would advance in the girls’ soccer playoffs.
Pine Tree, Kilgore girls knocked out of soccer playoffs in shootouts

Pine Tree, Kilgore girls knocked out of soccer playoffs in shootouts

Two penalty kick shootouts were needed to decide Friday’s Class 4A girls sectional playoff games at Eagle Stadium, with Whitehouse and Mabank advancing to the next round of the postseason.
George H.W. Bush Library celebrates 25 years

George H.W. Bush Library celebrates 25 years

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is marking a milestone. They are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the start of George H.W. Bush's presidency.

Tyler Lee coach stepping down

Tyler ISD Athletic Director Rod Kaspar tells KETK that Tyler Lee boy's basketball coach Alan Johnston has turned in a letter of resignation, and is stepping away from the program.

SFA, Texas College hold pro days

Several East Texas schools held pro days this week. It's a chance for their football players to work out in front of NFL scouts, and hopefully get noticed for the upcoming draft.
Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, came from different places. Two grew up in small towns, and one came from a seaside city in Puerto Rico. They all died in a shooting rampage that also left 16 others wounded.
SFA's Underwood Wins 2014 Joe B. Hall Award

SFA's Underwood Wins 2014 Joe B. Hall Award

Stephen F. Austin head men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood was named the recipient of the 2014 Joe B. Hall award, given to the nation’s top first-year coach, at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet in Dallas.

Global warming, laughable

Recently, a UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its first report in seven years on the now widely accepted phenomenon known as "climate change."

Alpine Church of Christ clinic expands

A new $1.2 million dollar clinic is almost complete at The Alpine Church of Christ in Longview. It will provide crucial health services to those who can't afford insurance. 

ETL: 2014 Parade Of Tables

There's a parade of tables coming to Longview. Peggy Hardeman, Myesha Bias and Charise Horton stopped by KETK to chat about the competition and scholarship banquet.

ETL: Dental care for the whole family

Paloma Rubio and Angelica Alvarado with Kindle Dental stops by KETK. Kindle Dental is a locally owned family practice with offices in Tyler, Longview and Kilgore.