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The Oak Ridge Boys at Texas A&M University-Commerce (Left to Right) Joe Bonsall, ETSU Alumni Duane Allen, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban.
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Distinguished Alumnus Duane Allen Honored At A&M-Commerce

Texas A&M University Commerce hosted the country and gospel quartet The Oak Ridge Boys for the Distinguished Alumni Ceremony recognizing 1966 graduate Duane Allen. KETR's Notably Texan was on hand for the opportunity to speak with the music icon.

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In 1991, a woman named Carey Mae Parker went missing from south Hunt County. Learn what host George Hale has learned. Subscribe wherever you get podcasts.

Quinlan – There could be another Wal-Mart going up in Hunt County early 2007. A Wal-Mart Super Center is expected to go up in Quinlan on Highway 34 by February of 2007, according to the Tawakoni News. Quinlan City officials expressed excitement about the opportunity for a Wal-Mart, and the tax revenue it would generate. The store is expected to have more than 300 employees.

College Station – A public hearing to discuss a proposed tuition increase for the Texas A&M University system is scheduled for this Thursday in College Station. The increase could be as much as four dollars per semester credit hour. The meeting is scheduled for 10 am this Thursday on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. For more information, call 979 845-9600.

Commerce – 19 year old William Baker has been arrested in Dallas for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon warrant out of Commerce. The warrant was issued in connection with a shot fired through a second story unit of Mitchell Hall on the A&M-Commerce campus last week. University Police will pick Baker up from the Lew Sterret Justice Center sometime today. It was easy enough for Police to find Baker when he walked into a DPS office to renew his driver's license.

Hunt County – A school finance plan approved by the Texas House of Representatives would increase funding for school districts in Hunt County.

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