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4:16 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 8-25-10

This week Luke spends a little time to let you get to know him a bit better.

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 8-25-10

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KETR Local
4:15 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Program to provide more online courses, flexibility


College Station – Students within the Texas A&M University System stand to benefit from the Course Exchange Program (CEP), which allows students to take online courses between participating system institutions.

A&M-Commerce participated in piloting the project over the summer.

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KETR Local
3:52 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Alleged suicidal subject to face charges?


Greenville – It was unclear Wednesday afternoon whether an apparent suicidal subject who prompted Tuesday's standoff in Greenville will face criminal charges in connection to a fatal accident.

The standoff led to a nearly five hour traffic jam along Interstate 30. During the jam, 65-year-old Jerry Garner was killed after crashing into an 18-wheeler that had stopped in traffic near the 89 mile marker.

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KETR Podcasts
1:49 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

President's Perspective: August 25, 2010

Host Jerrod Knight speaks with Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones and Athletic Director Carlton Cooper on a record fall enrollment and the 3rd Annual Harvey Martin Classic.

President's Perspective: August 25, 2010

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KETR Local
9:08 am
Wed August 25, 2010

Greenville bans K2 sales within city limits


Greenville – The City of Greenville joins a list of other area Texas cities to ban the use of the controversial product K2.

The City Council Tuesday voted to ban the substance outright; prohibiting the use, purchase, possession or sale within city limits.

Commerce, Sulphur Springs, McKinney, Van Alstyne, Allen, Plano and Mansfield are among other area cities that have either banned the substance entirely, or voted to restrict the product's sale to individuals under 21.

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KETR Local
9:07 am
Wed August 25, 2010

Longtime Constable Maynard to retire


Sulphur Springs – After serving 48 years in law enforcement, Hopkins County Constable Roger "Tex" Maynard is retiring, effective at year's end.

Maynard has been a constable for precinct 1 the past 18 years, and prior to that spent 30 years as a state trooper.

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will appoint someone to fill out the remainder of his term.

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KETR Local
9:05 am
Wed August 25, 2010

DPS to close Sulphur Springs dispatch center


Sulphur Springs – Five jobs will be affected as the Texas Department of Public Safety plans to close its dispatch center in Sulphur Springs by the end of the year.

Communications will then be handled by the DPS office in Garland. The Driver's License and Highway Patrol offices will remain open.

Dispatchers say they were told the DPS would try to find other positions for them.

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KETR Local
9:04 am
Wed August 25, 2010

Homemade bomb found in Van Zandt County


Ben Wheeler – Van Zandt County authorities are reporting the discovery of a homemade bomb in a mailbox at a rural residence.

The item, described as a long pipe-like object wrapped in black electrical tape with an apparent fuse, was located near Ben Wheeler.

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were called to the scene, as well as the Garland Bomb Squad.

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KETR Local
9:13 am
Tue August 24, 2010

Inmate gets more time for threatening judge


– An inmate who was convicted for a 2006 Paris bank robbery gets additional prison time for threatening the judge who sentenced him.

36-year-old Michael Allen Hammonds was scheduled for release from federal prison in October. He'll now remain behind bars for another seven years.

U.S. District Judge David Folsom sentenced Hammonds following the 2006 heist.

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KETR Local
9:09 am
Tue August 24, 2010

Suspects sought in Greenville business robbery


Greenville – Two suspects remained at large as of Monday following a reported armed robbery at a Greenville business.

Witnesses say two black males entered Domino's Pizza along Wesley Street on Saturday, brandishing a firearm. Employees of the business reported that an undisclosed amount of cash was taken by the suspects.

The suspects left the business in an unknown direction.

Authorities are asking anyone with information concerning this offense to contact Hunt County Crime Stoppers at 903-457-2929.

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