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LETU professor presents at technology conference

LETU professor presents at technology conference

LeTourneau University associate professor of mechanical engineering Dr. Scott Anson recently presented at the Surface Mount Technology Association International conference in Fort Worth.

VIDEO: 3rd grader deals with extreme bullying as classmates pull her hair, rip scalp

A Georgia third-grader is recovering from what her family calls an extreme case of bullying. Schoolmates allegedly pulled the child's hair so hard over a two-week period, they eventually ripped off a part of her scalp.
LETU signs agreement with American Eagle for pilot pipeline

LETU signs agreement with American Eagle for pilot pipeline

LeTourneau University and American Eagle Airlines signed an agreement Monday, Oct. 28, to provide a direct pathway for selected LETU flight students to find employment with American Eagle Airlines after graduation.
Tyler ISD to launch Strategic Plan Survey

Tyler ISD to launch Strategic Plan Survey

Tyler ISD is asking staff, teachers, students, parents and community members to provide important feedback through a Strategic Plan Survey that will launch on Tuesday, October 29.

VIDEO: Terminally ill TX teen crowned homecoming king

Friday was a big day for one Texas teen. Kareem Gibbs celebrated his graduation friday with family and friends before taking part in homecoming at his high school.
EXCLUSIVE: Mother of PT student involved in initial altercation with Fitzhenry, 'glad he is gone'

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of PT student involved in initial altercation with Fitzhenry, 'glad he is gone'

KETK has been the only news station in East Texas who has covered the controversy concerning now former Athletic Director and head football coach at Pine Tree High School, Derek Fitzhenry, from the beginning.
Moore Middle School cheerleaders rally campus to raise funds for cancer research

Moore Middle School cheerleaders rally campus to raise funds for cancer research

Cheerleading squads at Tyler ISD’s Moore MST Magnet School do more than just rally the sports teams to victory. This week, they rallied the entire campus to help win the fight against cancer.
'Special Cheerleader' to help cheer on the Roughnecks

'Special Cheerleader' to help cheer on the Roughnecks

White Oak High School has a special cheerleader, senior Destiny Thompson, performing at Friday night's game against Troup.
John Tyler students visit Dallas Morning News, Sixth Floor Museum

John Tyler students visit Dallas Morning News, Sixth Floor Museum

John Tyler High School journalism, photojournalism and sociology students recently visited the Dallas Morning News (DMN)office and the Sixth Floor Museum in downtown Dallas.
Coston Elementary announces 'Outstanding Students'

Coston Elementary announces 'Outstanding Students'

The Outstanding Students at Coston Elementary were chosen by their teachers for their performance in the classroom over the course of the first nine weeks. Attached are pictures of students from third, fourth and fifth grade.
FORMER PINE TREE COACH SPEAKS OUT ON RESIGNATION: 'I was crucified by the school'

FORMER PINE TREE COACH SPEAKS OUT ON RESIGNATION: 'I was crucified by the school'

According to the Longview News-Journal, former Pine Tree ISD
FIRST ON KETK: ETX teacher placed on administrative leave for allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

FIRST ON KETK: ETX teacher placed on administrative leave for allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

A Tatum Independent School District teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after it was reported the teacher sent inappropriate text messages to a student,
Tyler ISD Partners with DPS for 'National School Bus Safety Week'

Tyler ISD Partners with DPS for 'National School Bus Safety Week'

This week, as part of National School Bus Safety Week,Tyler ISD stresses the importance of drivers adhering to state laws to ensure the safety of students.
ETX father says son was placed in ISS for wearing Patriotic t-shirt, Superintendent denies ISS allegations

ETX father says son was placed in ISS for wearing Patriotic t-shirt, Superintendent denies ISS allegations

An East Texas father is fighting a local school district after he says his son spent a day in In-School Suspension for refusing to change his shirt for what the school called a "controversial message," however, the
Lindale ISD 'Pink Out' raises over $10,000 for Breast Cancer Outreach Programs

Lindale ISD 'Pink Out' raises over $10,000 for Breast Cancer Outreach Programs

Lindale Eagle pride is not just reserved for the royal blue and white school colors. The Lindale Independent School District and the Lindale community showed an overwhelming support for pink earlier this month.