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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KETR Local
4:03 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Lamar County fugutive turns himself in


Paris – A Lamar County fugitive turns himself into authorities four days after allegedly shooting two people.

Kingsley Jeffrey turned himself in at the Lamar County Sheriff's Office Thursday afternoon where he was awaiting arraignment for his charges at last report. Bond had not yet been set.

Kingsley is alleged to have shot two people, one in the foot and the other in the abdomen on Sunday. Both were in stable condition as of Wednesday.

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KETR Local
2:29 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Kaufman County church member busted for child porn


Scurry – A Kaufman County congregation has been rocked to learn their church music director is up on child pornography charges; and some of the pictures were stored on his church computer.

David Gray has been music director at Mt. Olive Baptist in Scurry for about five years and the pastor says no one had any clue he might be into something like child pornography. But last month, federal agents raided Gray's home and found a huge stash of child porn on his computer, and then found more on his computer at the church.

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KETR Local
12:48 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Woman charged with perjury in alleged sexual assault case


Collin County – 38-year-old Shannon Coyel has been charged with perjury for claiming she was dragged and sexually assaulted by a prominent Northeast Texas attorney.

She'll appear before a Collin County Court at Law judge on December 15.

Coyel's allegations led to the Red River County indictments and arrests of Mark Lesher, his wife Rhonda and Robert "Red" McCarver last year. All three were found not guilty. The Leshers have also filed a malicious prosecution civil suit against Coyel.

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KETR Local
12:30 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Pastor vows to fast until Christmas to help others


Van Alstyne – The pastor of the King's Trail Cowboy Church in Van Alsytne will attempt to spend the next 23 days in a small tent fasting to help motivate area residents to give to the less fortunate this holiday season.

Jason Norton's first two days at the corner of FM 121 and Highway 5 were met with rain and then snow. He'll eat no food, but only drink water and coffee.

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KETR Local
9:23 am
Thu December 3, 2009

Local teen killed in Wednesday crash


Quinlan – A Quinlan man is killed and nine others injured following an accident along a county road near the city Wednesday night.

19-year-old Christopher Allen Morris was pronounced dead at the scene. State Troopers say Morris was killed when the vehicle he was in was turning into a private driveway and was rear-ended.

There was no immediate word on the conditions of those who were injured. An investigation is continuing.

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