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Kilgore College, UT-Tyler Longview University Center partnering for student success

Kilgore College, UT-Tyler Longview University Center partnering for student success

Kilgore College and The University of Texas at Tyler are continuing their long history of partnership and cooperation with new programs and efforts designed to increase student success in Gregg County and the surrounding area.

VIDEO: Bullying allegedly getting out of hand at ETX high school

It's what some parents are calling a complete nightmare. They say students in the Spring Hill School District are being bullied, and there's nothing being done to stop it.
Pine Tree Middle School, Junior High robotics teams bring home awards

Pine Tree Middle School, Junior High robotics teams bring home awards

Students from two Pine Tree campuses brought home trophies at the Region VII Robotics competition on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in Lufkin, Texas.
Winona ISD experiencing power outage, classes will continue as normal

Winona ISD experiencing power outage, classes will continue as normal

The Winona Independent School District is currently experiencing a power outage. Connie Gibbs, spokeswoman for Winona ISD tells KETK, the power has gone out but classes will continue as normal.

EXCLUSIVE: KETK obtains recording criticizing PTISD superintendent at private meeting

Over the past three months, the Pine Tree Independent School District has been the subject of much controversy involving the Athletic Department,  whose director recently resigned amidst scandal.
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.