KETR Local
9:10 am
Thu June 4, 2009

Welcome home reception planned for local soldier

Hunt County – A local church plans to welcome home a returning soldier.

A celebration in honor of the arrival of Sgt. Phil Nixon has been scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Aldersgate Church, 5500 Sayle Street in Greenville. Sgt.

Nixon, whose parents Jeff and Cathy Nixon live in Celeste, is a longtime member of the church and is scheduled to arrive there at around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, following a 13-month tour of duty in Iraq.

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KETR Local
6:44 am
Thu June 4, 2009

Report: Stabbing stemmed from alleged assault

Commerce – Authorities have yet to release the names of a Commerce man and woman involved in Wednesday's reported stabbing in the city.

As KETR first reported Wednesday, a man was believed to have been stabbed by his girlfriend in the 2100 block of Washington Street at around 2:45 a.m. A report by Commerce Police indicates the incident stemmed from the man allegedly assaulting the woman, leading to the stabbing, which was done with a 13 inch kitchen knife.

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KETR Local
4:38 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

New jail options to be dicussed in Hopkins County

Hopkins County – The issue of jail overcrowding in Hopkins County will once again be discussed during Thursday morning's meeting of the commissioner's court.

On the agenda are discussions for a possible regional jail concept and the possibility of privatizing the facility.

The facility has been under remedial order by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards since September, 2008, and the county was recently instructed to develop a long-range plan by August.

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KETR Local
3:30 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Private club membership awarded to restaurant

Commerce – The Commerce City Council has awarded a private club license to McCasita, granting the newly established Mexican restaurant permission to sell alcohol.

McCasita, located in the University Plaza next to My Sister's Closet, opened last month. The business is currently in the process of receiving their license from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC).

Upon arrival of the license, alcohol sales will be permitted at the establishment.

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KETR Local
12:54 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Paris shooting suspect released from hospital, arrested

Paris – A Paris man, shot by a police officer following an altercation last month, is released from the hospital.

20-year-old Robert Shawn Lindsey was taken into custody at the Lamar County Jail without incident following his release Tuesday afternoon from Paris Regional Medical Center.

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KETR Local
11:41 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Domestic stabbing reported in Commerce

Commerce – A Commerce man is reportedly stabbed by his wife/girlfriend following an argument early Wednesday morning in the city.

Commerce Assistant Police Chief Steve Harrison tells KETR no life threatening injuries are suspected from the incident, which occurred along Washington Street.

The male subject is currently receiving treatment at a hospital, while the female attacker has been taken into custody. No names have yet been released.

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KETR Local Newscasts
10:34 am
Wed June 3, 2009

KETR Newscast 6-03-09

KETR Newscast 6-03-09

Commerce man stabbed by wife/girlfriend; Hunt County man pleads guilty to murder; Lamar County Officials arrest local men that may solve several area burglaries; Greenville teenager arrested for Friday shooting in city; Local emergency crews preparing for Hurricane season; Commerce High School students receive scholarships in recent awards ceremony.

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Wed June 3, 2009

The Morning Blend: Marypaz

The Morning Blend: Marypaz

Jerrod Knight

Commerce, TX – Marypaz talks with Jerrod and Scott about the Northeast Texas Children's Museum and her pending move to Massachusetts.

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KETR Local
9:36 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Wood County tire dump owner charged with illegal dumping

Wood County – The owner of a tire dump in Wood County, where a recent fire forced evacuations in the City of Hawkins, has been charged with illegal dumping.

48-year-old Robert Joshua Foster, of Mineola, recently turned himself in to authorities. He has since been released on $1,500 bond. Foster is said to be responsible for disposing of more than a hundred thousand tires at his scrap lot in Hawkins.

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Morning Blend
9:20 am
Wed June 3, 2009

This Day in History

This Day in History: Wednesday, June 3, 2009.

This Day in History

This Day in History: Wednesday, June 3, 2009.

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