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White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

Rebecca Green, part of a White Oak volleyball dynasty that averaged 40 wins per season during her high school career, will keep her talents in East Texas to play college volleyball at another successful program.
WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Happy Thursday! Today we will see variable cloudiness and it will be seasonably cool with a high of 68 degrees. Winds will be out of the east southeast at 10 miles per hour.
Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

The Van Zandt County Fire Marshall's Office responded to a reported fire bombing of a residence a little after midnight Wednesday morning. 

Weather Talk: Hail, Lightning, & Thunderstorms

Continuing with our Severe Weather Awareness Week, today we will discuss severe thunderstorms. The simple definition of a thunderstorm is that it contains lightning.

98-year-old WWII veteran shares his story about New London explosion

The 77th anniversary of the New London explosion passed, but the stories live on forever.
Bringing fishing to the neighborhood

Bringing fishing to the neighborhood

Families in Tyler will soon get the chance to participate in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's outreach to urban areas, a program which will be the first of its kind in East Texas.
Health care industry contributes billions of dollars to East Texas economy

Health care industry contributes billions of dollars to East Texas economy

The Texas economy is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the United States. Here in East Texas, the medical sector is a major contributor.
Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

The issue of guns off the battlefield for our U.S. military service men and woman has been debated before. In the past five years two separate mass shootings at Ft. Hood have claimed the lives of 17 people.
Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

The issue of guns off the battlefield for our U.S. military service men and woman has been debated before. In the past five years two separate mass shootings at Ft. Hood have claimed the lives of 17 people.
New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

The Dallas Cowboys are not what they once were, and they are more famous for their owner than their actual players.
QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

The quarterback situation at Texas A&M and TCU just got more complicated. Or did they get less complicated?

ETL: 2014 Shooting Stars Clay Shoot

Kelsey Wood with Make A Wish North Texas, stops by KETK with their make a wish kid, Collin Boyd. The organization is getting ready for their 9th Annual Shooting Stars Clay Shoot.
Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Texas A&M’s fall-back option at quarterback suddenly has taken a fall. The Aggies announced Wednesday morning that senior Matt Joeckel intends to transfer.
ETX man sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing stolen gun

ETX man sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing stolen gun

A 29-year-old Dike, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Burglar caught on surveillance camera creeping through baby's nursery

A burglar is caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston, TX area home. It happened on April 5th in west Harris County, Texas. The homeowner didn't know that someone had been in his house until a neighbor found the