Brad Kellar

Reporter

Brad is a 1979 graduate of Lake Highlands High School, and attended Richland College in Dallas and East Texas State University. He’s been married since 1994 to his wife, Vida, and has three children; Nick, 21, Jaylynn, 12, and Jason, 5, and one granddaughter, Lauryn, 3. He’s a crazed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, the 2011 NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks, and the 2011 ALCS champ Texas Rangers.

As a journalist, Brad is a beat writer and go-to reporter for the Greenville Herald-Banner, as well as a log-time contributor to KETR News.

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City of Greenville
8:38 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Local Crime Up in 2012 According to Annual Report

policelink.monster.com

GREENVILLE — There were an average of 12 more crimes per month in the city of Greenville during 2012 compared to 2011.

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Alicia Moore
8:18 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Moore Murder Still an Active Investigation

Avi Selk Dallas Morning News

GREENVILLE — The City of Greenville recorded only one homicide during 2012, but the murder of a local teenager drew national attention to the city.

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City of Greenville
3:17 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Committee to Give City Rules Once Over

The Citizens Charter Review Committee will meet for the first time this week, to begin going over the rules which govern the City of Greenville.

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Police and Courts
3:14 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Hearing Scheduled in 2007 Capital Murder Case

walknboston Flickr

A hearing is scheduled Monday for one of two defendants charged with capital murder in connection with a 2007 shooting death in Greenville. The interim hearing for Markus Ladane Stephenson is set for 9 a.m. in the 196th District Court.

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Alicia Moore
5:09 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Lawyer Eyes Release of Sexual Assault Suspect

Avi Selk Dallas Morning News

GREENVILLE — The attorney for a local man, charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a Greenville teenager who later was found murdered, is seeking to have her client released from jail.

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Police and Courts
5:07 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Pot Charge Dropped Against Arlington man

A Tarrant County man won’t face prosecution in Hunt County for allegedly driving an 18-wheeler filled with marijuana across the country more than five years ago. That is because Abel Torres of Arlington is currently serving a prison sentence after being convicted of murder in Georgia.

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City of Greenville
7:27 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Council Appoints Ray as Attorney

Daniel Ray
lawyers.com

The City of Greenville has a new City Attorney. The Greenville City Council Tuesday voted to accept the resignation of Brent A. Money and to appoint Daniel Ray as City Attorney.

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Police and Courts
7:22 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Double Life Sentences Upheld on Appeal

countycriminal.com

A Quinlan man has lost the appeals of the back-to-back life sentences he received after being convicted last year. The Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana issued its opinion Tuesday in the case of Michael Charles Hill.

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Transportation
7:36 am
Tue January 8, 2013

FM 1570 Traffic Lights to Stay the Same

Air Park/FM 1570 Intersection
Google Street View

On second thought, the signal light at a busy local intersection won’t be changed after all.

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City of Greenville
8:24 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Certificates of Obligation issued for Local Organizations

Greenville Police Department

The local animal shelter, Oak Creek Park and the Greenville Police and Fire Departments are expected to benefit from the issuance by the city of Greenville of more than $2 million in certificates of obligation.

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