KETR Local
12:30 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Two Paris men arrested for robbery


Paris – Paris Police believe they've identified two suspects in a Wednesday robbery in the 500 block of SE 19th Street.

Resulting from the investigation by department detectives, warrants were issued for the suspects in the case Thursday. Later that evening, officers located a vehicle that matched the description as that of the suspects'.

Taken into custody were 20-year-old Nathan Tyrese Fisher and 21-year-old Jamatrick Jamar Patterson, both of Paris. They've each been charged with aggravated robbery.

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KETR Podcasts
12:05 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

The Lead; Friday, January 28, 2011

Host Scott Harvey welcomes Dr. Fred Tarpley to discuss his new book, Wood Eternal. Our Friday feature documents the Raffa Clinic, produced by Phillip Slaughter.

The Lead; Friday, January 28, 2011

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KETR Local
11:52 am
Fri January 28, 2011

PJC Regents learn of budget cuts


Paris – Area school districts, colleges and universities are following the every moves of the Texas Legislature, to learn how they'll be affected by budget cuts.

This week, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents received a report from President Pam Anglin that shows proposed cuts at PJC of either $1.7 or $1.6 million. To allow for the 2.5 percent cut to this year's budget, vacant positions are being left open for the remainder of the fiscal year. Also, student travel has been frozen unless it is for competition purposes.

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KETR Local
11:51 am
Fri January 28, 2011

New Worthy Citizen named in Greenville


Greenville – Longtime civic leader and community volunteer Bill Ralston received this year's distinction.

In addition to his involvement in Rotary, Ralston has been a member of the United Way Board, the Follies, the Greenville Entertainment and Symphony Orchestra Series'.

As a Rotarian, Ralston lead the effort to transform and renovate the former downtown post office building into what is now the Landmark on Lee Street.

The Worthy Citizen Award was originated by the late Jack Finney in 1947.

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KETR Local
11:49 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Lamar County Crime Stoppers celebrate 25 years


Paris – Paris residents and local officials came together last night to celebrate 25 years of fighting crime in the City and County.

Since 1986, the efforts of Lamar County Crime Stoppers, with the help of local tipsters, has led to the arrest of more than 1,800 individuals, over 3,400 cases cleared and over $270,000 in rewards paid. The organization has also recovered over $2 million worth of property and nearly $900,000 worth of drugs removed from the streets.

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KETR Podcasts
11:04 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Movie Reviews with Alice Reese 1-28-11

Katie London is joined by Alice Reese to discuss Oscar nominations and more.

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KETR Local
9:47 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Flynn not being investigated in alleged double-dipping


Austin – Prosecutors have expanded a criminal inquiry into Texas lawmakers' double-dipping on expenses.

A criminal investigation is currently being conducted into state Rep. Joe Driver, but not Rep. Dan Flynn, the only other lawmaker identified by the Associated Press to have possibly double-dipped.

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KETR Local
3:40 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Campbell ISD to again cancel classes


Campbell – The Campbell ISD continues to be hampered by a large portion of ill students and staff, and administrators are forced to cancel classes again Friday.

It's the third day this week that all grade levels will be shut down.

About 75 students and some staff were out on Monday with flu-like symptoms. When classes resumed Thursday, 90 students and six staff remained home sick, according to Campbell High School Principal Earnie Phelps.

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KETR Local
3:39 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

A&M-C students appear in international publication


Commerce – For the second time in less than a year, the One Club in New York City is featuring work by undergraduate art direction and copywriting students at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

The school was one of just four highlighted in the club's official magazine titled One.

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KETR Local
2:21 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

PJC takes next step toward new Science Building


Paris – The Paris Junior College Board of Regents this week was presented with designs for a new Science and Technology Building to be construction at the north end of campus.

The design, by SHW Architects, includes an open, flexible classroom that can seat up to 120, and several classrooms that can hold 60 or 30-plus students. There would be a math center, classrooms, science labs with shared prep rooms, space for faculty and adjuncts and common space for students to gather.

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