Mark Haslett http://ketr.org en Many want standardized testing to disappear in public schools http://ketr.org/post/many-want-standardized-testing-disappear-public-schools <p>After asking many people what they thought about standardized testing, the majority came back negative:</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:10:00 +0000 Daniel Starks 51328 at http://ketr.org Many want standardized testing to disappear in public schools KETR staff awarded for news, sports, production http://ketr.org/post/ketr-staff-awarded-news-sports-production <p>Each year, the <a href="http://www.tapb.org/" target="_blank">Texas Associated Press Broadcasters</a> conducts a professionally-judged competition to evaluate stations who subscribe to AP services on a number of different facets of news and information broadcasting. This year, KETR comes away with five first-place awards, four second-place awards, and two honorable mentions.</p><p><strong>Categories and Awards</strong></p><p><strong>Reporter</strong></p><p>Second place: KETR News Director Mark Haslett</p><p><strong>Documentary</strong></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:06:01 +0000 Jerrod Knight 50305 at http://ketr.org KETR staff awarded for news, sports, production Giant Lion May Be King Of All Football Field Logos http://ketr.org/post/giant-lion-may-be-king-all-football-field-logos "That's a big ol' lion." How else to describe the new golden cat on the field at Texas A&M University-Commerce's Memorial Stadium that stretches from sideline to sideline, dominating the area between the 25-yard lines?<p>That description of the giant cat, which may be the largest on-field logo in America, comes from Mark Haslett of <a href="http://ketr.org/post/lion-logo-creates-buzz-worthy-king">NPR member station KETR</a>, which is based at the school in eastern Texas.<p>The new logo is part of A&M-Commerce's broader plan to change the fortunes of its football team, which last year won only Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:07:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 40897 at http://ketr.org Giant Lion May Be King Of All Football Field Logos Development, where ideology meets pragmatism http://ketr.org/post/development-where-ideology-meets-pragmatism <p>In Northeast Texas, the proposed <a href="http://www.ketr.org/term/blacklands-turnpike">Blacklands Turnpike</a> resembles any other development project in that it has business leaders excited and affected landowners angry. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:49:40 +0000 Mark Haslett 33261 at http://ketr.org Development, where ideology meets pragmatism The new face of KETR News http://ketr.org/post/new-face-ketr-news <p>KETR listeners will hear a new voice for news. Mark Haslett is a seven-year radio veteran with more than a decade in the field of journalism. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:52:12 +0000 Jerrod Knight 31968 at http://ketr.org The new face of KETR News