KETR Local
6:06 am
Mon December 7, 2009

Paris Police seek public's help in finding missing person


Paris – Police are seeking the whereabouts of Paris resident Dawn Yates, who was last seen Monday, November 30 when she left her home in the 1100 block of SE 6th Street.

Yates is a white female, with short brown hair with grey streaks. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 150 lbs. At the time of her disappearance she was wearing a red sweat shirt, black jeans, brown jacket, black boots, and a pink cammo cap.

Reports show Yates may have been in the company of Richard Rodgers, of Pattonville.

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KETR Local
7:14 pm
Sun December 6, 2009

Services for Robert Peek set for Tuesday


Commerce – Services are scheduled for Tuesday for longtime Commerce resident and entrepreneur Robert Peek, who died Thursday after sustaining a serious accident at his home a few days earlier.

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KETR Local
6:44 pm
Sun December 6, 2009

Shelter looks to find home for deployed soldier's pets


Commerce – A Commerce soldier, after learning he'll be deployed to Iraq, is forced to put his two pets up for adoption.

The city's animal shelter is now asking for your help in finding a home for Max and Patches; the soldier's cat and dog. Max is a domestic shorthair and Patches is a female Australian Sheppard mix.

As both animals were raised together, it is preferred they go to the same home if possible.

Shelter employee Kat Walsh felt finding a home for the soldier's pets was the right thing to do.

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Radio
3:54 pm
Fri December 4, 2009

The Lead: Friday, December 4, 2009.

Scott is joined by Major Kenneth Nelson, Commanding Officer with the Greenville Salvation Army. Our Friday feature is on pecan nuts by Matt Meinke, plus Jordan Brooks explores a new event at the Northeast Texas Children's Museum.

The Lead: Friday, December 4, 2009.

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KETR Local
12:19 pm
Fri December 4, 2009

Emory bank robber gets seven years behind bars


Emory – 47-year-old Freddie Lee Criss, of Dallas, has been sentenced to 85 months in federal prison for robbing Emory's First National Bank in April.

Criss had pleaded guilty to the charge this summer. Reports indicate Criss walked into the Emory bank, ordered a customer to the floor, demanded cash from the tellers and fled the bank.

He would eventually be caught following a brief car chase that ended in Hunt County.

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Morning Blend
10:59 am
Fri December 4, 2009

Alice Reese, Movie Reviewer

Alice joins The Morning Blend to talk about the weekend movie lineup. Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.

KETR Local
8:57 am
Fri December 4, 2009

Sulphur Springs soldier awarded Bronze Star


Sulphur Springs – US Army Staff Sergeant Brooke E. Brittain, a Sulphur Springs native, has been awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service in following her second tour of duty in Iraq.

She was a battle desk NCO for an MP battalion. That battle desk commanded and coordinated 9 MP companies.

Now that Sgt Brittain is back in Texas, she will resume her teaching and coaching career in Denison.

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KETR Local
8:12 am
Fri December 4, 2009

Local man indicted on assault charge


Hunt County – A Hunt County man, recently released after no probable cause was found to hold him, has been indicted on the charge.

Jeffery Brian Feagin pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a peace officer.

A tentative trial date was set for Feb. 22. The incident took place in Hawk Cover in September, where deputies were called to following a report of a suicidal subject inside Feagin's residence.

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KETR Local
6:59 am
Fri December 4, 2009

Candidates make it official in Hunt, Hopkins Counties


– A number of Hunt County Republicans made it official Thursday, the first day to file for the March Primary election.

Jennifer Lindenzweig filed for the office of Hunt County Clerk, Brian Alford and Wayne Money both filed for Hunt County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Place; Charles "Chuck" Calkins, Jack Schultz and Don Smith for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4; Aaron Williams filed for re-election as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3; and Herman Orange for the Republican nomination for Hunt County Commissioner Precinct 2.

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KETR Local
6:00 am
Fri December 4, 2009

A&M-Commerce employee named Regents Professor


Commerce – A mathematics instructor at Texas A&M University-Commerce has received the designation of Regents Professor by the A&M University System.

Dr. Stuart N. Anderson is one of only eighteen professors and administrators to receive either the Regents Professor or Regents Fellow honor within one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. The statewide network consists of 11 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center.

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