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E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.
MO man arrested, charge with sexually assaulting ETX child

MO man arrested, charge with sexually assaulting ETX child

A Missouri man now calls the Smith County Jail home after being arrested on charges of aggravated child sexual assault.

Catfish for cash in East Texas

This time of year, bass tournaments are held all across East Texas, but one Jacksonville bait shop is holding a month long competition for the fish who tend to enjoy the bottom of the lake.

Weather Talk: Watches & Warnings

We begin KETK’s Severe Weather Awareness Week by talking about which National Weather Service forecast office covers your county.

Big Bass Bash, Kilgore man reels in the big one

Lake Palestine hosted the 2nd annual "Big Bass Bash" held April 12th and 13th, the two-day event is organized by Townsquare Media, KNUE Radio was out there for the big event.
Big Bash Bash, Kilgore man reels in the big one

Big Bash Bash, Kilgore man reels in the big one

Lake Palestine hosted the 2nd annual "Big Bass Bash" held April 12th and 13th, the two-day event is organized by Townsquare Media, KNUE Radio was out there for the big event.

'Tomato Republic' documentary wins big at Dallas International Film Festival

The 2014 Dallas International Film Festival has come and gone, but the big impressions the films left behind will not be soon forgotten.

'Blood moon' peaks interest of astronomers and Christians

The heavens are putting on a celestial show Monday night into the early hours Tuesday morning known as the ‘blood moons.’ They are part of a what’s known as ‘tetrad,’ a set of complete and consecutive lunar eclipse

Big city shopping, small town living

If you ever pass through the town of Quitman, you might have heard about the "Texas Tea Room and Grill."
Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Remington recalling Model 700™, Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® triggers

Remington recalling Model 700™, Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® triggers

Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) is voluntarily recalling Remington Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® (“XMP®”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.
ETX couple arrested after man allegedly punches their baby in face, flees scene

ETX couple arrested after man allegedly punches their baby in face, flees scene

An East Texas couple is behind bars after authorities say a fight led the father to reportedly punch their infant child in the face.
ETX man jailed after allegedly snapping pictures of woman, her daughter undressing

ETX man jailed after allegedly snapping pictures of woman, her daughter undressing

A Lufkin man is behind bars after police say he used his the camera on his cell phone to snap pictures of a woman and her daughter in a department store dressing room.
WORLD'S GREATEST: Michael Phelps ending retirement

WORLD'S GREATEST: Michael Phelps ending retirement

The United States Olympic Committee confirmed Monday that Olympic champion Michael Phelps is ending his retirement. Phelps is expected to return to competitive swimming later this month in Arizona.
Former ETX mayoral candidate recently arrested for retaliation dies after being shot

Former ETX mayoral candidate recently arrested for retaliation dies after being shot

An East Texas man who was arrested in October 2013 for retaliation has died at a local hospital after being shot Monday morning.