KETR Local
10:50 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Schwartz appointed to VP for ETMC EMS


Tyler – East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has named Ron Schwartz as the new vice president/chief operating officer for the system's EMS service.

Schwartz has been with company for over 11 years serving as director of operations and general manager. He replaces Tony Myers, who retired in June after 18 years with the EMS program.

East Texas Medical Center offers services in 18 East Texas counties, including Hopkins, Red River, Van Zandt and Wood counties.

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KETR Local
9:38 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Clues limited in search for missing man


Greenville – Greenville authorities say they have no more leads in connection to the disappearance of an executive with L-3 Communications.

Matthew "Matt" Hallman was believed to have vanished after stopping at his Greenville residence on July 23. He hasn't been heard from since sending a text message that day to his wife indicating he was going to perform some home maintenance.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks says crews have canvassed the area surrounding the home and dive teams have searched ponds behind the residence.

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Radio
9:38 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 8-3-11

This week, Larry Weishuhn drops by to tell about his recent hunt in Africa.

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 8-3-11

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KETR Local
6:56 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Another oil fraud suspect to appear in court


Greenville – An East Texas man is expected to become the third to plead guilty to an alleged oil fraud scheme in Fannin County which cost investors hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Donald Joseph Dean would join Kevin Hayes and Michael Day Lamont if he in fact enters the guilty plea during a Wednesday hearing in Hunt County.

One suspect has been convicted in the case, while another man has had the charges against him dropped in exchange for a plea bargain and a fifth suspect has a warrant out for his arrest.

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KETR Local
4:58 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

Free museum admission weeks to thank residents


Commerce – The Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce is offering free admission for area children beginning next week.

On Tuesday, August 9 through August 13, children from Commerce are invited to the museum free of charge. Greenville children get free admission August 30 through September 3, Paris children September 6 to September 10 and Sulphur Springs children will be recognized September 13 through September 17.

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KETR Local
10:10 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Greenville officer disciplined in death of K-9


Greenville – The Greenville Police officer involved in the death of the department's K-9 has been suspended. Officer Jeff Gore was given 15 days without pay for leaving Liberty, the department's bloodhound, inside a closed car on June 29 during the heat of the day.

Gore, about four hours after leaving the station, realized he may not have put Liberty back in her kennel. He then called a supervisor who found the dog had died. Temperatures rose into the upper 90's that afternoon.

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KETR Local
10:08 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Crews battle three alarm fire in heat of night


Caddo Mills – A Caddo Mills home is destroyed in a late Sunday night fire.

The owner of the home along Private Road 2671 was able to escape unharmed, although two of his cats were killed.

Even at night, the hot conditions still played havoc for firefighters. One official was treated at the scene for heat exhaustion.

The cause of the blaze had not been determined as of late Monday.

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KETR Local
9:53 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Cherry's trial pushed back another month


Greenville – Yet another delay has been issued in the trial of a Greenville woman, charged with the attempted murder of her infant daughter.

Jury selection for Lola Danielle Cherry will now commence on September 26. There was no immediate reason for the delay.

Cherry was scheduled for trial in May, but the case was reassigned from the 196th to the 354th District Court, and set to begin yesterday before this latest setback.

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KETR Local
9:25 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Search for missing man enters eleventh day


Greenville – 51-year-old Matthew "Matt" Hallman was last believed to be at a residence in Greenville along CR 3310, otherwise known as Bethel Road. It is one of two houses owned in the region by Hallman and his wife Kathy, who reported him missing on July 23.

Hallman had reportedly gone to the home to perform some routine house maintenance, and sent a text message to his wife indicating he'd be arriving at their Rockwall home a bit later. He hasn't been heard from since.

Foul play in the case has not been ruled out.

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Mary Clark, Traveler
12:00 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 16

Mary heads back to Oklahoma.  She only got as far as Hugo.

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