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Storm spotter training helps provide quicker weather alerts

On Thursday evening, Shiloh Road Church of Christ was the site of the yearly Skywarn Storm Spotter training session in Tyler.
Nacogdoches woman killed in hit-and-run, 1 arrested

Nacogdoches woman killed in hit-and-run, 1 arrested

An East Texas woman was killed early Thursday evening after being hit by a car in Nacogdoches. Police say the accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Sanders Street.

Nothing to scream about

Neal Barton gives his Point of View.

Pets Fur People receives $20,000 grant from Lambert foundation

Miranda Lambert continues to give back in East Texas. Her MuttNation foundation gave Pets Fur People a $20,000 grant. This is part of their Mutts Across America: 50 States, 50 Shelters Program.

Cherokee Charmers bring home more than 20 awards from competition

The Jacksonville Cherokee Charmers have spent the past two months preparing for their regional competition in Kilgore. And they pretty much cleaned house.

Tyler businesses against drug rehab facility moving into area

The Cenikor Foundation wants to bring a drug rehab center to East Texas. It would be located on Gentry Parkway in North Tyler. Many people in the community are worried about a rehab center coming to their neighborhood.
East Texas sex offender caught using fake Facebook profiles

East Texas sex offender caught using fake Facebook profiles

A registered sex offender was caught using false aliases on a popular social media site and arrested Thursday afternoon.

State orders Texas man without permit to get rid of 50,000 fish

A Houston man has until the end of Thursdayto get rid of his fish, all 50,000 of them!

LeTourneau Aviation program gets creative

LeTourneau University is adding some creativity to their Aviation program.
Smith County announces warrant round up

Smith County announces warrant round up

Anyone with outstanding court costs and fines where a warrant has been issued, has until Friday, March 6th, 2015, to pay.

C.A.R.E. n' Confections

Doctor Grace English, the founder of Christ-Centered Abortion Recovery of East Texas, stopped by KETK to chat about their annual fundraiser.

East Texas vintage store sells 'red carpet' dress

Alex & Afton Vintedge is a vintage store in Tyler, Texas. The store sells vintage clothes, jewelry and furniture. One of their dresses was seen recently on a red carpet in Hollywood.

SMU head coach Chad Morris comes back home to East Texas

 On Wednesday night at Longview High School, football coaches from across the area took part in the East Texas Coaches Association mini-clinic, featured this year by a man many of them knew well, SMU head coach Chad Morris.
Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett drew some attention last off-season when he and quarterback Tony Romo took a trip to Duke University to watch basketball and pick the brain of football coach David Cutcliffe.
Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Coach Bill O’Brien said today the Texans need to improve at quarterback, and he wants to start with Ryan Mallett.