SPECIAL REPORTS

SPECIAL REPORT: Animal abuse out of control in East Texas

East Texas is filled with people that call themselves "pet owners", but in reality, they're beating and abusing their animals behind closed doors.

SPECIAL REPORT: Deep in the heart of Texas

Dr. Denton Cooley is one of the most respected heart surgeons in the world.

Heroes in Peril

When first responders show up in our lives, it's usually not in our best moments. Seeing such traumatic incidents whether it's involving a child or someone that looks familiar, can take a toll on our men and women in uniform.

Graystone Haunted Manor: One woman's monstrous dream

Forbes magazine released their 2014 list of best haunted houses in the country and Graystone Haunted Manor in Longview is on the list.

Delayed Freedom: KETK's exclusive interview with Michael Morton

On October 4th, 2011, Michael Morton walked out of a Texas state prison a free man, exonerated for the murder of his wife. Morton spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.
Social Decline

Social Decline

15 years ago computers were solely used for business and science. Only within the last eight years, have people used the technology for social media purposes.
Closing the Tab

Closing the Tab

Voters in May of 2012 put an end to prohibition in Tyler and other parts of Smith County and the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores and gas stations has impacted tax revenue in a major way but, it has also impacted the economy in surroundi

Women on the Force

They're tough, they're strong, they're armed, they're women..and Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Price say they're a crucial part of his department.

Fostering change

Thousands of kids go through the foster care system every year and a lot of them are scarred with lifelong issues either from abuse, neglect or abandonment.

Tyler Junior College celebrates 50 national championships

This spring Tyler Junior College brought home their 50th national title when the baseball team won it all at the NJCAA D3 World Series.

Facing Autism

 Autism is an epidemic, 1 in 68 of kids are diagnosed with autism each year in the United States. There are resources in East Texas, but many families do not know where to go for help.

Interpreting Faith

Would you say the Bible is still holy, or just history book now? KETK's Stacey Spivey gives us an eye-opening insight on how Americans and East Texans see the Bible today.

Medal of Dishonor

Fred Stuckey from Longview saw many men he calls brothers killed and maimed when he served as an army ranger in Vietnam, sacrifices he does not take lightly.

Sisters of Healing

You see it on almost every other block 75 miles across East Texas, Trinity Mother Frances hospitals and clinics.

Untying the Knot

The definition of marriage has a different meaning to everyone today which could explain divorce rates in America. Why are so many marriages falling apart and how is the marriage oath valued today?