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"Believe and See" organization delivers ambulance to Togo

"Believe And See" restores sight to 100 people every month in remote villages around Togo. With the help of ETMC, an ambulance will now be able to travel to and from rural areas, making the cataract clinic mobile.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare. 

Car hacking a potential problem for the Jeep Cherokee

Security researchers are calling out one of the safest vehicles on the road,the new Jeep Cherokee.

City of Kilgore looking into becoming a 'quiet zone'

Kilgore's squeaky wheel might get some grease after all. "Its kind of irritating," said Malida Heien, City of Kilgore Main Street Manager.

Meet the author of 'Confessions of a Leader'

Rockmond Leach, the author of 'Confessions Of A Leader,' stopped by KETK to chat about his book. Leach says the book will help break the chains of those who ae bound by public opinion.

'Sunuma: discarded baby triumphs to tell his story'

Author Roland Kemokai stopped by KETK to chat about his book titled: 'Sunuma.' The book is about Kemokai, who was left in a pile of trash at 3-months old in Liberia.

American Cancer Society's 'Back to School Water Fight'

Jana Krohn and Arie Curtis with the American Cancer Society, stopped by KETK.
Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-free weekend is upon us! This Friday through Sunday (Aug. 8-10), family's across the state will look to get the best bang for their buck on back to school items.
Tony Romo won’t play Thursday in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Tony Romo won’t play Thursday in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Tony Romo expects to sit out Thursday’s preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers, which led to extended work for the quarterback Sunday.
Woman jumps from moving car on Highway 31 W

Woman jumps from moving car on Highway 31 W

The Brownsboro Police Department is investigating an incident where a woman jumped from a car Monday.

Good Samaritan saves 'Erwin' and his brother

Deborah Dobbs with the SPCA of East Texas, stopped by KETK with Erwin, a 12-week old shepherd mix. Dobbs said Erwin and his brother Alan, were rescued by a Good Samaritan.

'Sweet' gifts for those heading to college

John Abler with Sweet Gourmet in Tyler, stopped by KETK with some gift ideas for those heading to College. For more information go to www.sweetgourmetonline.com
24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

 A 24-year-old Salvadoran national, who had been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations custody since June 27, 2014, died Sunday, August 3 at Laredo Medical Center.
Police warn of animal rescue impostor in Upshur County

Police warn of animal rescue impostor in Upshur County

The Gladewater Police Department is warning the public about a person who is impersonating an animal rescue group representative.
1 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle crash

1 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle crash

A Hemphill woman was killed Sunday morning after a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed into her vehicle.