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TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 22, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 22, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, July 22, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1700 WNW Loop 323. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1000 SSE. Loop 323. 
The saga of millionaire Robert Durst takes another strange turn.

The saga of millionaire Robert Durst takes another strange turn.

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; millionaire Robert Durst; the New York real estate heir, who was acquitted in 2003 of murder charges in a grisly Galveston case, has been arrested again, reports say.

The world run amok

My dad and I use to go round and round about politics, until I finally grew up.

Jacksonville works hard to maintain grass growth

Although rain is a good thing during the summer months, it isn't always ideal for those trying to keep up with landscaping. Jacksonville has approximately 600 acres of parks and cemeteries.
Annual Tyler golf tournament supports local boy scout troups

Annual Tyler golf tournament supports local boy scout troups

Tyler, Texas, July 20, 2014 - The East Texas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America is hosting The Annual East Texas Tenderfoot Golf Classic on the morning of Monday, July 21, 2014, at Hollytree Country Club in Tyler.

Henderson lawman will retire after 40 years of service

One longtime East Texas lawman will be hanging up his holster at the end of the month. When the sun goes down on July 31st, don't expect a big sendoff for Henderson Police chief Ronnie walker

Kilgore alters $1.5 million ball park plans

The city of Kilgore is ready to begin construction on a new baseball complex for the community. However there is one problem-- the recent building estimates came in far more expensive than the $1.5 million budget allows. 
Gov. Perry issues statement on Texan killed serving in Israeli army

Gov. Perry issues statement on Texan killed serving in Israeli army

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.

Vote for your favorite ETX music award nominee

Nathan Hunnicutt, the founder of the ETX Music Awards, stopped by KETK to chat about the final round of voting.

2014 Go Texan Restaurant Round-up

The seventh annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up kicked off on Monday, July 21 and will last through July 27, 2014. The program promotes eating local, Texas-grown produce.

Lost & Found; Nicholas Nash continues to help lost animals

Nicholas Nash, the founder of Nicholas' Pet Haven, stopped by KETK along with Olivia Hardt. For more information click here

'Wooing' Hollywood to East Texas

Ron Hollomon with the Northeast Texas Regional Film Commission, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. For more information go to www.netexasmovies.com
Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star Roger Creager is looking to break the Guinness world record for largest river float in just a few days.

SPCA of E.T. gives abused dog a second chance

Deborah Dobbs with the SPCA of East Texas, stopped by KETK with Guinevere, a 14-month old German Shepherd.

Grandmother almost dies in lawn mower robbery

"It could have been a murder, over what? A lawn mower?" Raquel Pineda says.