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9:31 am
Sun July 13, 2008

National 55 mph speed limit? How it impacts us

With national gas prices topping $4.00 a gallon, consumers are being forced to change their driving habits. Those habits could become law if congress agrees to implement a national 55 mph speed limit.

David Greene works with the Fuel Economy Information Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. The organization works closely with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding fuel economy.

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KETR Local
9:58 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Recently filled position at A&M-Commerce<BR>to prove beneficial for students

Commerce – A recently filled position at Texas A&M University-Commerce will prove beneficial to the new Student Center and its students.

Lisa Martinez has been named the new Assistant Director of Marketing and New Media. Among her duties, according to MSC Director Rick Miller, are programming, developing and working with students as new media is created for the new building.

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9:57 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Federal indictment returned against Greenville man

Greenville – A federal indictment has been returned against a Greenville man. Jason Donnell Givens, previously convicted of aggravated assault and sentenced to state prison, is now in trouble with federal investigators. He was indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Sherman on a weapons charge. Given's is charged with unlawful use of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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9:55 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Award being offered in connection to recent burglary

Greenville – An award is being offered in connection to a recent burglary. Hunt County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible in a Greenville burglary. The crime took place between Monday and Tuesday of this week at a business in the 5400 block of Wesley Street. Information can be submitted anonymously at 903-457-2929 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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KETR Local
1:18 am
Fri July 11, 2008

High School Football Scoreboard

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KETR Local
1:08 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Investigation continues into Hunt County fatality

Lone Oak – An investigation continues into a fatality in Hunt County. The Texas Department of Public Safety is reported to be awaiting autopsy results for Kathleen Franklin of Lone Oak. Franklin was killed when she allegedly was run over by Haymond Williams of Lone Oak. Franklin was reported to have been transported by helicopter from Parkland Hospital in Dallas, where she died during surgery.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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KETR Local
10:51 am
Thu July 10, 2008

May sales tax figures released

A recent report finds lots of buying and selling was conducted at several Greenville businesses in May.

The strong month helped local retailers set a new record for sales tax revenue.

The report issued Wednesday by the Texas Comptroller's Office also revealed how Greenville is again enjoying an increase in sales tax revenue for the year so far, when compared to the same point in 2007

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KETR Local
10:46 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Not guilty pleas entered in armed robbery case

Greenville – Not guilty pleas have been entered in connection to a series of local armed robberies. Three individuals, including Brandon Lee Light of Campbell, have pleaded not guilty in connection with two armed robberies of Greenville convenience stores. Michael Brandon Davis and Scott Christian Rich, both of Garland has also been indicted in Hopkins County in connection with the armed robbery of a Sulphur Springs business. All three robberies took place in mid January.

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6:33 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Deadline approaching to sign up for NETMOB forum

Commerce – The Third Annual Northeast Texas Regional Mobility Council Transportation Forum is fast approaching.

The annual event, held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce, will inform participants about transportation issues related to the region.

NETMOB Conference Planner Brandy Bendele says this is a chance to educate the public about the true issues of transportation facing area residents. She says residents will then have a clearer picture as to how they can help in the local transportation effort.

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KETR Local
10:21 am
Wed July 9, 2008

Guilty plea entered in copper theft case

Greenville – A guilty plea has been entered in a copper theft case. James Cook Barnes of Caddo Mills man has been sentenced to a year in state jail for stealing the large amount of copper from a vacant Greenville industrial plant in December. He will receive 215 days credit for time already served in the Hunt County Jail. The estimated value of the theft is between $1,500 and $20,000.

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