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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KETR Local
8:24 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Recent arrests may solve several area burglaries

A weekend arrest by the Lamar County Sheriff's office could reportedly solve 20 to 30 area burglaries.

31-year-old Marcus Childress, of Commerce and 28-year-old Naethan Lemay, of Wills Point were arrested Saturday after they were caught allegedly breaking into three storages units at the Loop Self Storage Building in Paris.

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KETR Local
6:56 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Campbell man pleads guilty to wife's murder

Campbell – A Hunt County man has pleaded guilty to murder in connection with the shooting death of his wife.

31-year-old James Ray Brown Jr. entered an open plea of guilty Tuesday to one count of murder for the death of 28-year-old Avis Baker Brown. The incident occurred on October 18, 2008 at the couple's home near Campbell.

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KETR Local
6:56 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Greenville teen charged in Friday shooting

Greenville – A Greenville teenager has been jailed in connection to a Friday shooting in the city.

17-year-old Bryan Thomas McConley has been charged with six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he was identified as the one who shot at a residence on Roberts Street. McConley has since been assigned an attorney and is also seeking a reduction in his $15,000 bond.

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KETR Local
6:16 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Sex offender ordinance lawsuit to go to trial

Commerce – The Commerce City Council in executive session Tuesday night took no action toward a settlement agreement resolving a lawsuit against the city's sex offender policy.

The agreement died for lack of motion by a city council member and a trial date has now been set for November in the case, according to Commerce City Attorney Jim McElroy.

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KETR Local
4:49 pm
Tue June 2, 2009

Hurricane season now underway

With hurricane season now underway, local emergency crews are hoping for the best but planning for the worst.

Thousands of evacuees sought shelter throughout the region last fall because of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav. The City of Commerce alone housed over 300 evacuees at both Texas A&M University-Commerce and the Commerce Middle School.

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KETR Local
4:45 pm
Tue June 2, 2009

Over $1.1 million awarded at CHS Honor's Assembly

Commerce – Over $1.1 million in scholarships were awarded to Commerce High School seniors during Monday night's Honor's Assembly.

Four students were accepted into the Honors College at Texas A&M University-Commerce, which includes four-year all-expenses paid scholarship. The students were Brianna Ballotti, JenAnne Shumway, Sarah Hays and Allie Stauffer.

Friends of CHS were recognized by Principal Virdie Montgomery for their support throughout the year. They included Janet Peek, Dr. Jack Pirkey and Russell Armstrong.

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