KETR Local
9:25 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Sunday accident kills Garlan man

A two vehicle accident Sunday results in the death of one man. Everette Lavon McGrew of Garland was killed, and Sherry Harland McCloud of Wolfe City was injured in the head on collision. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred around 4:15 p.m. Sunday along State Highway 34. McGrew, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville, where he later died. McCloud was transported to Parkland Hospital of Dallas, and at last report was listed in stable condition.

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KETR Local
3:30 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Commerce Police make three drug-related arrests

Commerce – Within the past two weeks, Commerce Police have made three arrests of individuals from two separate search warrants.

On August 13, tactical officers made entry into a residence in the 600 block of North Neal Street after securing a search warrant alleging illegal narcotic sales.

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KETR Local
3:07 am
Wed August 27, 2008

President proposes three strategies for A&M-Commerce

Commerce – During a recent address to Texas A&M University-Commerce Faculty and Staff, President Dan Jones proposed three strategies to be implemented.

Tuesday KETR outlined Dr. Jones' first strategy, to strengthen the link between strategic planning and the budget. The second proposed strategy will implement a strategic enrollment management team.

''If Texas A&M-Commerce is to remain a vital and growing institution, we must identify and recruit the students that we want and need,'' says Jones.

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KETR Local
10:17 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Power outage caused by transformer failure

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KETR Local
5:30 am
Tue August 26, 2008

<B>Power restored at Texas A&M University-Commerce</b>

Power has been restored at the Commerce campus. All regularly scheduled classes and activities will resume starting at 12: 30 today. Registration has been extended through Monday September 1 and payment has been extended through Tuesday September 2.

KETR continues to be experiencing difficulties and is working diligently to get our regularly scheduled programming back on the air. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

KETR Local
4:48 am
Tue August 26, 2008

President proposes three strategies for A&M-Commerce

Commerce – During a recent address to Texas A&M University-Commerce Faculty and Staff, President Dan Jones proposed three strategies to be implemented.

The first strategy is to strengthen the link between strategic planning and the budget. Dr. Jones plans to establish a committee that will be responsible for ensuring that strategic goals are translated into budget priorities.

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KETR Local
10:22 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Law enforcement officer cleared in shooting

Hunt County – A Grand Jury has cleared a law enforcement officer in a fatal shooting. The Hunt County grand jury Friday issued a no bill in the case of Trooper Carl Bubba Goodwin involving the death of Harold Lee Austin Jr., of Jacksonville, Mich. Goodwin shot and killed Austin after Austin reportedly attacked Goodwin with a knife during a traffic stop along Interstate 30. District Attorney F. Duncan Thomas said the grand jury agreed it was a case of Goodwin acting in self-defense.

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KETR Local
10:20 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Indictments given in Commerce robbery

KETR Local
10:13 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Establishing an identity: Dr. Dan Jones

Commerce – Identity was one of the several topics Dr. Jones touched on during last Thursday's faculty and professional staff meeting. Jones says A&M-Commerce needs to communicate with as many as possible to get the best results.

''We have to talk first to those whom we serve, and have served, during out 119-year history: our students, current and perspective, as well as our alumni,'' says Jones.

''They know well who we are as a university, and have good ideas about what we might do even better.''

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KETR Local
10:42 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Greenville highway project to begin soon

Greenville – A major highway project in Greenville is about to begin. A huge project to rebuild the State Highway 34/Wesley Street overpass across Interstate 30 will begin in October. With that in mind, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the City of Greenville have scheduled a Town Hall Meeting for Tuesday, Sept. 16. The public event is set for 6 p.m. at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center, and is designed to provide information to local residents on the upcoming construction project.

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