Smith Co. Jail passes state inspection

Smith Co. Jail passes state inspection

On Tuesday, the Smith County Sheriff's Office announced the Smith County Jail had once again passed the Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspection.
Suspect in Tyler night club shooting arrested

Suspect in Tyler night club shooting arrested

Detectives with the Tyler Police Department have arrested Katyron Jermaine Barrett AKA Jermaine “Maine” Hartsfield, 29, of Tyler, for murder in the shooting death of Brandon Deroyce Grey, 30, of Tyler.
The end of $100 a barrel oil?

The end of $100 a barrel oil?

The days of $100 a barrel oil may be a thing of the past, according to the Saudi oil minister If true, that could also eliminate the threat of $3 a gallon gas.
Sony to allow 'The Interview' to play at some theaters, including Texas site

Sony to allow 'The Interview' to play at some theaters, including Texas site

Sony is preparing on Tuesday to announce a release plan for "The Interview" that involves special screenings at a limited number of theaters, CNN's Brian Stelter reports.
Upshur Co. Grand Jury hands up 16 indictments

Upshur Co. Grand Jury hands up 16 indictments

An Upshur County Grand Jury returned 16 indictments and six no bills on Friday, December 19. Seven of the indictments were sealed. The following individuals were indicted:
CPS: 4 children from Tyler area found safe

CPS: 4 children from Tyler area found safe

UPDATE: Child Protective Services stated the children have been located and are safe. The children will be placed with a family member until the CPS investigationg is complete.
Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

We at KETK want to wish you a safe travels this holiday season. To help you along your holiday adventures, we have some tools to share with you.

City of Tyler selects new City Manager

After an extensive search and hours of going through applications, the City of Tyler decided to hire Edward Broussard as the new city manager. "I'm excited. This is a wonderful opportunity," said Broussard.
Execution date set for man who raped, killed Smith Co. woman

Execution date set for man who raped, killed Smith Co. woman

An execution date as been set for an East Texas man who was convicted of raping and killing a woman nearly 20 years ago.
Keurig® recalls nearly 7 million coffee makers

Keurig® recalls nearly 7 million coffee makers

 Keurig Green Mountain has recalled nearly 7,000,000 of their popular single-cup coffee makers.