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Man pleads guilty in jealous rage double-murder case, gets 50 years

Man pleads guilty in jealous rage double-murder case, gets 50 years

A man charged in a 2012 double murder in Beaumont entered a guilty plea Wednesday morning. Jose Wilfredo Chinchilla, 30, was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole.
'Beaver Wars'

'Beaver Wars'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the animal world it may be that no two beavers are the same but semi-aquatic rodent diversity does not extend to the world of the convenience store, at least according to Buc-ee's.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 18, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 18, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, July 18, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 600 E. Fifth Street.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 SSE. Loop 323.  
More human remains in Houston bayou

More human remains in Houston bayou

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are investigating reports of a body found in a southeast Houston bayou.

Grapeland Wildlife Safari back open

There are only a few places in East Texas where you can see buffalos, zebras and llama in East Texas. However after a three- year absence, the Grapeland Safari is finally back open.

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.