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Court halts law granting same-sex marriage benefits

Court halts law granting same-sex marriage benefits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement after a federal district court granted the state’s request for preliminary injunction on the Obama Administration’s attempt to revise the definition of “

Rusk County Youth Project brings kids to the show ring

Students from all over Rusk County were at the Expo Center today grooming their animals for the show ring. A year's worth of work and practice has gone into preparing for their time in front of the judges.

KETK goes 'Beyond Possum Kingdom'

Possum Kingdom is located Northwest of Fort Worth, Texas, which is where Franklin and Doris Burns started their first church about 54 years ago.
Sam Rayburn Reservoir flooding due to recent storms

Sam Rayburn Reservoir flooding due to recent storms

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, continues to monitor and manage recent flooding at Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Texas.

Ben Carson Reading Room opens at Ware Elementary

Students from Ware Elementary are about to do a lot more reading.
Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

Longview man indicted for sexual assault of child

A Longview man, who was investigated for child pornography and sexual assault of a child offenses, has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury for three counts of sexual assault of a child.
Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

The case of the missing spring breaker on South Padre Island may now become an investigation into his death.
Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

According to the United States Census Bureau, the state of Texas has experienced notable growth in the past year.
Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

As much as the Dallas Cowboys wanted to keep running back DeMarco Murray, their desire to get better as a football team was far greater.

ETX man charged with intoxicated manslaughter in alleged racing crash

An East Texas man involved in an alleged drunken racing crash has been arrested on multiple manslaughter charges.

New Wusthof knife debuts at Sweet Gourmet

Wusthof is adding a new knife to its collection. Their Executive Chef will be at Sweet Gourmet in Tyler, Texas on March 26, 2015 to show how the knife works. John Abler stopped by KETK to chat about the event.
ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired

 Multiple reports of a gang fight and gunfire at West End Park on West Rusk Street set the stage for a busy Wednesday night for the Marshall Police Department.
ETX man charged with capital murder considered fugitive after failing to appear in court

ETX man charged with capital murder considered fugitive after failing to appear in court

 An East Texas man charged with capital murder in connection with the death of his seven-month-old child is now considered a fugitive after failing to make a court appearance.

Man's best friend performs life-saving miracle

They say dogs have a sixth sense. Man's best friend can pick up on our emotions and know when we're in trouble. For one Tyler resident's canine that characteristic couldn't be any more accurate.

Worried about what?

Gallup is at it again-- this time about global warming again. They question how worried are you when it comes to global warming or what some are now calling climate change.