KETR Local
3:40 pm
Sun December 13, 2009

A&M-Commerce graduation ceremonies Saturday


Commerce – This Saturday's commencement speakers at Texas A&M University-Commerce are Michele Bobadilla and Iris Lancaster.

Bobadilla is an assistant provost for Hispanic student success at The University of Texas at Arlington and Lancaster serves as a visiting instructor at Texas Southern University.

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KETR Local
1:48 pm
Sun December 13, 2009

CISD to meet in regular session Monday


Commerce – The Commerce School Board will meet in regular session today in the High School Library.

Among the items listed on the agenda is a possible budget amendment and consideration of a possible revision to the district's cell phone policy.

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Radio
2:11 pm
Fri December 11, 2009

The Lead: Friday, December 11, 2009

Scott's guest this week is Jaemy Molina, spokeswoman with Oncor, to discuss energy savings tips this winter. Our Friday Feature is on the Frank Barchard Memorial Animal Shelter in Wolfe City.

The Lead: Friday, December 11, 2009

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KETR Local
12:06 pm
Fri December 11, 2009

Innocence project to file for new murder trial


Paris – Attorneys with the Innocence Project of Texas will file for a new trial for Danny Holloway of Paris.

DNA testing has been ordered on a knife that prosecutors said was used to kill Ashley Lee outside a Paris night club in 2001.

Holloway was convicted of the stabbing death and has spent the past 7 years in prison. The DNA test showed that the knife used to convict Holloway was not used to stab Lee.

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KETR Local
11:58 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Commerce Police arrest several in drug bust


Commerce – Commerce Police are reporting the arrest of several residents in connection to this week's organized crime and drug enforcement task force investigation.

Two narcotics search warrants along Smith St. and Westgate Dr. on Tuesday found several grams of crack cocaine, scales, drug paraphernalia, several weapons and cash.

Those taken into custody were Brandon Duwane Kelley, Vikki Deanne Shropshire, Mieshea Sharvette Collins and Chuck Jaquay Savage.

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Morning Blend
11:38 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Alice Reese, Movie Reviewer

Alice joins The Morning Blend to talk about the weekend movie lineup. December 11, 2009.

KETR Local
9:01 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Meeting held on road conditions following fatal accident


Terrell – A meeting in Terrell last night between citizens and TxDot discussed problems surrounding a portion of HW 34 where three girls were killed in a collision last week.

A lack of signs on the highway was just one problem brought up. Area residents were also wondering why no lights have been installed as well.

Despite there being no posted speed limits, officers have still reportedly issued traffic thirty-four tickets for speeding and warned 28 other drivers.

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KETR Local
8:57 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Paris girl's body found in Oklahoma


Idabel, OK – The body of a 15-year-old found at the community center in Idabel, Oklahoma Monday has been identified as that of a Paris girl. Sharonda Ann Bronner was found in the bathroom of the Booker T. Washington Center.

Her death is being ruled a homicide, although authorities are not saying how she died.

Now, the search is on to find a suspect in Bronner's death. Anyone with information on the crime is urged to contact Idabel Police at 800-522-8017.

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KETR Local
8:55 am
Fri December 11, 2009

More charges for Kansas murder suspect and former Greenville resident


– Authorities have filed a revised capital murder complaint against 46-year-old James Kraig Kahler who's now accused of killing a fourth victim.

The complaint against the former Greenville resident now covers the shooting deaths of not only his estranged wife and their two daughters but also her grandmother.

Kahler once worked as a senior engineer for the local electric utility system.

The murders are alleged to have occurred in his current hometown of Burlingame, Kansas. Kahler's bond has set at $10 million.

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KETR Local
6:58 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Delays expected along I-30 this weekend


Hunt County – Weekend travelers beware; you may run into long delays along Interstate 30 near Greenville, as TxDot plans to begin placing concrete beams on the bridge over the eastbound and westbound main lanes at Business Highway 69.

Its part of the overall project connected to the rebuilding of the State Highway 34/Wesley Street overpass.

Placing the concrete bridge beams will require periodically stopping traffic on the main lanes while the beams are raised into place by crane.

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