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TJC, ETMC EMS programs form partnership

Tyler Junior College and East Texas Medical Center are partnering up to teach the next generation of medical professionals.
RECALL: Ground oregano possibly contaminated with Salmonella

RECALL: Ground oregano possibly contaminated with Salmonella

A major company that provides seasonings for food is recalling a product due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Authorities seeking identity of armed Daingerfield robber

Authorities seeking identity of armed Daingerfield robber

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Daingerfield Police Department need your help with this week’s Crime of the Week.

Project SOS 2014: Release The Warrior

Bishop N.R. McGrew, Pastor of Higher Dimensions Ministries, stopped by KETK along with Joe Williams and Carvers Hadnot. The men are apart of Project SOS, (Saving Our Sons), a mission with the goal of encouraging young men.
Semi's haul strikes I-20 overpass in Lindale

Semi's haul strikes I-20 overpass in Lindale

Authorities responded I-20 overpass at Highway 69 when a semi's haul struck the bridge Thursday afternoon.

Childcare etiquette in question for public areas

Child care etiquette has been a gray area for mothers for a long time. Breast feeding and changing diapers in public areas has sparked controversy, with many deeming it inappropriate.
Houston man gets 40 years for sex trafficking of children

Houston man gets 40 years for sex trafficking of children

Tevon Harris aka “Da Kidd” and “King Kidd,” 22, of Houston, will be spending the next 40 years in prison as a result of his convictions on two counts of trafficking children under 18 for commercial sex, announced United
Luminant releases statement on ETX coal mine incident with injuries

Luminant releases statement on ETX coal mine incident with injuries

Six people were injured Wednesday when a coal mine accident occurred and Luminant employees were burned by hot debris. The company released a statement on the incident Thursday:

Cheap Shots: Manziel Mania!

It's our second episode! Join Phil, Garrett and Reagan as they discuss Johnny Manziel's preseason debut. Also, we give our thoughts on the Texans and Cowboys disappointing first preseason games.
Rangers place Darvish on DL

Rangers place Darvish on DL

The Texas Rangers announced that the club has placed right-handed pitcher Yu Darvish on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with right elbow inflammation.
Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Two East Texans were taken into custody early Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and distributing drugs in Henderson County.
Former quarterback Vince Young returning to UT

Former quarterback Vince Young returning to UT

Almost nine years after leading Texas to one of the greatest football achievements in school history, Vince Young is about to be an official member of the Longhorns again.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.
Weevils find new home in salvinia war

Weevils find new home in salvinia war

Tiny creatures being bred inside a double-wide greenhouse 465 feet from Caddo Lake are about to take the next bite out of the giant salvinia weed that’s threatened the state’s largest natural lake since 2006.
Hallsville elementary teachers begin first day prep of classrooms

Hallsville elementary teachers begin first day prep of classrooms

Hallsville ISD North Elementary School teacher Jan McNeal spent her first day back in the classroom Wednesday putting up decorations for the upcoming school year.