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Goodnight Rose City exhibition opens at local museum

Goodnight rose city is an exhibition based off of the popular children's book by the junior league of Tyler. The display is separated into 15 pages. Each page includes a watercolor illustration, and two photographs.

Wow, this is getting personal

Wow! This is getting personal. Personal for some of our more liberal states.

Issues with train passing through city of Troup

For years, the train has been a headache for the city of Troup. There's been a couple times where the train stopped on the main crossing for almost an hour.

Lindale high schoolers design home

A Lindale High School class designed a house. Today, the students toured what was once their project.

Officials, parents torn on idea of co-sleeping with babies

The amount of infant deaths related to co-sleeping is on the rise in Texas. There have been almost 200 co-sleeping related deaths just this year and the state is taking it seriously.

Waitress accused of drugging customers

Dish Society is a trendy new restaurant in the 5700 block of San Felipe, not far from The Galleria area.

More reasons to try McDonald's Bacon Clubhouse sandwich

 Jon Kelly with McDonald's stopped by KETK to chat about the Bacon Clubhouse Sandwich.  From now until July 20, 2014, you can get a free medium fries and drink when you buy any bacon clubhouse sandwich.

Blue Bell celebrates National Ice Cream month with Magic Cookie Bar

Dennis Olson, a Territory Manager with Blue Bell Ice cream, stopped by KETK to chat about National Ice Cream Month. During the month of July, Blue Bell introduces a brand new ice cream flavor.
Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard were both recognized Wednesday at the 22nd annual ESPY awards, taking home prizes for Best Coach/Manager and Best Championship Performance, respectively.
Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady, the former Rocket who was making a stab at baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League, is retiring from baseball, too.
Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
DPS ups reward for deportee connected to Kaufman Co. murder

DPS ups reward for deportee connected to Kaufman Co. murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Israel Aguirre, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
Mother in Gregg Co. missing child case arrested in Louisiana

Mother in Gregg Co. missing child case arrested in Louisiana

A woman wanted by the Gregg County Sheriff's Office for interference with child custody was caught over the weekend in Louisiana.
Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is attempting to track down more than 30 Texans who may have been exposed to measles in Wichita, Kansas.
Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M was picked to finish sixth in the seven-team SEC West Division in balloting by media members Thursday despite a 20-6 record in its first two football seasons in the league.