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10:22 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Law enforcement officer cleared in shooting

Hunt County – A Grand Jury has cleared a law enforcement officer in a fatal shooting. The Hunt County grand jury Friday issued a no bill in the case of Trooper Carl Bubba Goodwin involving the death of Harold Lee Austin Jr., of Jacksonville, Mich. Goodwin shot and killed Austin after Austin reportedly attacked Goodwin with a knife during a traffic stop along Interstate 30. District Attorney F. Duncan Thomas said the grand jury agreed it was a case of Goodwin acting in self-defense.

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KETR Local
10:20 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Indictments given in Commerce robbery

KETR Local
10:13 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Establishing an identity: Dr. Dan Jones

Commerce – Identity was one of the several topics Dr. Jones touched on during last Thursday's faculty and professional staff meeting. Jones says A&M-Commerce needs to communicate with as many as possible to get the best results.

''We have to talk first to those whom we serve, and have served, during out 119-year history: our students, current and perspective, as well as our alumni,'' says Jones.

''They know well who we are as a university, and have good ideas about what we might do even better.''

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KETR Local
10:42 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Greenville highway project to begin soon

Greenville – A major highway project in Greenville is about to begin. A huge project to rebuild the State Highway 34/Wesley Street overpass across Interstate 30 will begin in October. With that in mind, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the City of Greenville have scheduled a Town Hall Meeting for Tuesday, Sept. 16. The public event is set for 6 p.m. at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center, and is designed to provide information to local residents on the upcoming construction project.

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KETR Local
5:58 am
Fri August 22, 2008

A&M-Commerce President gives inaugural address

Commerce – A capacity crowd filled Ferguson Auditorium Thursday to listen as Dr. Dan Jones, the 11th president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, gave his inaugural address during the university's Fall Faculty and Professional Staff meeting. A number of items were addressed including campus project updates and an in-depth look at the mission of A&M-Commerce and its implementation.

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KETR Local
4:07 am
Fri August 22, 2008

1st United Methodist Church expansion celebration

Commerce – The First United Methodist Church of Commerce this weekend will celebrate the completion of a major expansion project.

Pastor Lisa Greenwood Wolcott says the expansion will aid in a number of ways, providing a facility large enough for community events, outreach programs and a welcoming gathering area leading into the Sanctuary and Family Life Center.

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KETR Local
2:23 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Shooting in Sulphur Springs ruled a hoax

Sulphur Springs – A recent shooting in Sulphur Springs, leading local law enforcement on a search of three unidentified suspects, turns out to be a hoax.

Sulphur Springs Police responded Monday to a reported shooting at an apartment complex at 512 Church Street.

Robert Alexander and his brother Josh Alexander, both of Sulphur Springs, are said to have suffered gunshot wounds and were taken to a local hospital. The victims reportedly told officers they were shot by a group of three masked men.

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KETR Local
1:02 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Lots of events for A&M-Commerce students

Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce has planned a wide variety of fun and informative events to kick off the new school year.

The Lions Roar Week coinciding with the first week of the fall semester will begin Monday, Aug. 25.

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KETR Local
8:58 am
Thu August 21, 2008

CISD seeks input in superintendent search

Commerce – The Commerce School Board is seeking input from parents and the community on the selection of its next superintendent. Confidential responses will help form a profile and interview questions to be used in the hiring process.

Former superintendent Mike Roberts resigned from the position last month after serving at the post for a little over a year.

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KETR Local
8:55 am
Thu August 21, 2008

A.C. Williams project on schedule

Commerce – The new A.C. Williams Elementary School in Commerce continues to stay on schedule, according to a recent report. The Commerce School Board Monday heard from Claycomb Associates and W.B. Kibler Construction Company regarding the progress of the project.

Crews are continuing to lay the foundation for the structure, as well as install all utility lines. Steel for the building will begin coming in next week and will take about three weeks to erect.

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