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State orders Texas man without permit to get rid of 50,000 fish

A Houston man has until the end of Thursdayto get rid of his fish, all 50,000 of them!

LeTourneau Aviation program gets creative

LeTourneau University is adding some creativity to their Aviation program.
Smith County announces warrant round up

Smith County announces warrant round up

Anyone with outstanding court costs and fines where a warrant has been issued, has until Friday, March 6th, 2015, to pay.

C.A.R.E. n' Confections

Doctor Grace English, the founder of Christ-Centered Abortion Recovery of East Texas, stopped by KETK to chat about their annual fundraiser.

East Texas vintage store sells 'red carpet' dress

Alex & Afton Vintedge is a vintage store in Tyler, Texas. The store sells vintage clothes, jewelry and furniture. One of their dresses was seen recently on a red carpet in Hollywood.

SMU head coach Chad Morris comes back home to East Texas

 On Wednesday night at Longview High School, football coaches from across the area took part in the East Texas Coaches Association mini-clinic, featured this year by a man many of them knew well, SMU head coach Chad Morris.
Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett drew some attention last off-season when he and quarterback Tony Romo took a trip to Duke University to watch basketball and pick the brain of football coach David Cutcliffe.
Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Coach Bill O’Brien said today the Texans need to improve at quarterback, and he wants to start with Ryan Mallett.

Texas AG Paxton: Same-sex marriage is void

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday blocked gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after two women made history by participating in the state's first same-sex marriage in Austin.
3 officers shot serving warrant in Corpus Christi

3 officers shot serving warrant in Corpus Christi

Three Corpus Christi SWAT officers were shot Thursday morning while serving a warrant on a suspected drug house. All three officers were taken to a local hospital with arm and leg injuries. one has already been released.
Cherokee Co. man gets 2 years for sexually assaulting child

Cherokee Co. man gets 2 years for sexually assaulting child

A Cherokee County man pleaded guilty last week to indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Texas man pleads guilty to multi-million dollar trading fraud scheme

Texas man pleads guilty to multi-million dollar trading fraud scheme

A 55-year-old Plano, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
ETX man is grateful to local officer for her quick actions

ETX man is grateful to local officer for her quick actions

An East Texas man is grateful for a local police officer who helped save his life.

Half-naked woman found in box at Texas landfill, police say

A woman walked out of a Dallas bar and woke up in a box at the landfill in Irving..
Walmart to pay workers well above minimum wage

Walmart to pay workers well above minimum wage

Walmart, the frequent focus of advocates for low-wage workers, is giving its lowest-paid workers a raise.