Northeast Texas http://ketr.org en Ratcliffe forces runoff as incumbents struggle http://ketr.org/post/ratcliffe-forces-runoff-incumbents-struggle <p>It was a rough night for Republican incumbents in Northeast Texas. Some must dust themselves off and scrap again in a May 27 runoff election. And a couple lost outright.</p><p>Ralph Hall, who has represented Northeast Texas in Congress since 1980, will face challenger John Ratcliffe in a runoff. Ratcliffe, a former U.S. attorney during the George W. Bush administration, didn’t get too close to Hall in vote totals, but Hall’s failure to win a majority of ballots cast ensures a runoff.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:47:20 +0000 Mark Haslett 50226 at http://ketr.org Ratcliffe forces runoff as incumbents struggle Beaty: 'I'm not ready to say goodbye to Algebra II' http://ketr.org/post/beaty-im-not-ready-say-goodbye-algebra-ii <p>The Texas State Board of Education on Thursday voted to drop Algebra II from the required curriculum for high schoolers. This comes at a time where many states are starting to do the exact opposite by adding Algebra II to their required curriculum.</p><p>Dr. Marvin Beaty, Superintendent of Bonham ISD explains his views on the matter on this edition of <em>The Morning Bell.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 06:05:00 +0000 Daniel Starks 48828 at http://ketr.org Beaty: 'I'm not ready to say goodbye to Algebra II' What's your favorite Thanksgiving story? http://ketr.org/post/whats-your-favorite-thanksgiving-story <p>Here at KETR, we tell the stories of the world to Northeast Texas...and we tell the stories of Northeast Texas to the world.</p><p>What's your favorite Thanksgiving story? Do you have a favorite memory of your grandparents? Is there a culinary success story - or a kitchen disaster - that stands out? What does the holiday mean to you?</p><p>If you have a story you'd like to share, call us at 903-886-5334 or email us at news@ketr.org. We'd like to have a story or two to share on the air or at our website on Thanksgiving Day.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:46:22 +0000 Mark Haslett 46114 at http://ketr.org What's your favorite Thanksgiving story? Get together on the 4th of July! http://ketr.org/post/get-together-4th-july <p>From Paris to Rockwall, here's a listing of July 4th celebrations around KETR's little corner of the world. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:03:12 +0000 Cooper Welch & Mark Haslett 39430 at http://ketr.org Get together on the 4th of July! Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour http://ketr.org/post/paris-junior-college-raise-tuition-3hour <p>The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $3 per&nbsp;credit hour at its March 25 meeting. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:27:47 +0000 Mark Haslett 34974 at http://ketr.org Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour