KETR Local
5:27 pm
Sun February 21, 2010

Two men arrested in East Texas church fires


– Authorities have charged and arrested two men in connection with one of the 10 church arson fires that occurred in East Texas beginning on Jan. 1, 2010. Three other churches were targets of attempted break-ins, and investigators believe those and the remaining nine burned churches are also connected to these men. The investigations are ongoing.

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KETR Local
8:16 am
Sun February 21, 2010

Suspect killed following chase through Greenville


Greenville – A Dallas man was shot and killed Saturday following a chase through Greenville.

39-year-old Edward Markeist Wheaton died at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash following the pursuit, which ended at the intersection of Wesley and Stanford Streets.

Officers from three law enforcement agencies were reported to have fired "multiple rounds" on his vehicle. It was determined White was not armed at the time of the shooting.

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KETR Local
12:37 pm
Sat February 20, 2010

Authorities make drug bust on campus


Commerce – An undercover narcotics investigation on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus led to the arrest of two student-athletes Friday.

Sgt Chris Vaughan with the Commerce Police Department began an investigation into the sale of marijuana after he was approached by a confidential source. During the investigation, purchases of marijuana were made from an apartment at McGill Hall within the West Halls area on campus. Sgt Vaughan was then able to obtain probable cause for the issuance of a search warrant.

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Morning Blend
4:40 pm
Fri February 19, 2010

Alice Reese, Movie Reviewer

Alice joins The Morning Blend on Feb. 19 to talk about the weekend movie lineup including discussion of the new Scorsese thriller Shutter Island.

KETR Local
3:14 pm
Fri February 19, 2010

Guilty verdict, sentence handed down in student's death


Daingerfield – A Pittsburg man receives 90 years in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday for the murder of a Texas A&M University-Commerce student.

24-year-old Deunjerelle Lester Jackson is said to have shot and killed Christopher Moore, of DeSoto, outside Daingerfield at the former Cat Daddy's Club early Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009.

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KETR Local
12:34 pm
Fri February 19, 2010

CHS Principal Montgomery named Citizen of Year

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KETR Local
11:00 am
Fri February 19, 2010

Investigation continues into suicide attack in Austin


– Federal law enforcement officials are closely examining an anti-government message on the web linked to the software engineer who slammed his small plane into an Austin office building.

Authorities say A. Joseph Stack III launched a suicide attack on the agency Thursday. The crash set off a raging fire that sent workers running for their lives. Two bodies were found in the wreckage yesterday. Officials wouldn't say whether either of them was the pilot.

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KETR Local
10:57 am
Fri February 19, 2010

Fannin County woman cleared of animal cruelty charges


Bells – A ruling in a Fannin County animal cruelty case receives mixed reaction Thursday, as Ector resident Kim Dotson was cleared of the charges.

Dotson had over 20 horses seized from her property back in August. But after being allowed to keep six of the animals, an investigation earlier this month would lead to the seizure of yet two more horses, reportedly thin and emaciated.

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KETR Local
10:47 am
Fri February 19, 2010

Man attacked, robbed in Wal-Mart parking lot


Sulphur Springs – An investigating is underway into the robbery and assault of a man in the Sulphur Springs Walmart parking lot.

Reports indicate the victim was walking to his vehicle when a man riding a bicycle punched him in the face. The attacker and another man then held the victim down and took between $320 and $350 from his wallet.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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The Lead
9:21 am
Fri February 19, 2010

The Lead: Friday, February 19, 2010

Host Scott Harvey welcomes guest Ian Lockwood to discuss downtown revitalization planning. Our Friday feature focusses on the A&M-Commerce Morris Recreation Center.

The Lead: Friday, February 19, 2010

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