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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Hunt County
8:28 am
Tue July 3, 2012

No pay increase, but no cuts for Hunt County Sheriff's Department

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks had sought a five percent pay raise for his employees, as well as other additions that would have totaled $650,000.

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Hunt County budget
9:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Hunt County Sheriff seeks five percent pay raise for employees

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks is also seeking to return the Environmental Enforcement Office back under the control under the Sheriff’s Office, the reinstatement of two positions which were removed from last year’s budget and the addition of a warrant office.

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Police and Courts
9:40 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Appeals court upholds convictions of Larry Wayne Ashley

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TEXARKANA - A Quinlan man’s appeal of two life prison terms handed down in 2009 for the sexual assault of a disabled woman are struck down.

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Police and Courts
8:49 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Jury issues life prison term in Javon Newman murder case

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GREENVILLE - A life prison sentence was handed down Friday for Devin Eugene Royal in a Hunt County murder case from July 2011.

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Politics
7:37 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Randy Meeks unopposed for Hunt County Sheriff in November

Sheriff Randy Meeks is headed toward a second term

GREENVILLE - The race for the Hunt County Sheriff’s post is apparently over, after the only candidate set to challenge incumbent Randy Meeks this fall has withdrawn.

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Greenville shooting
10:17 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Greenville Police searching for gun in weekend shooting

Rodriguez is alleged to have driven near the Greentree Apartments (A) and neighboring roads
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GREENVILLE - The gun is believed to have been fired into the air by Joel Rodriguez, Jr. on Saturday and then tossed into a residential neighborhood.

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Police and Courts
8:15 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Sentence issued in 2011 stabbing death in Hunt County

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GREENVILLE - Sheen Michel Lytle of Kaufman will spend eight years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter. 

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Economic Development
8:49 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Tax exemption would make Hunt County more competitive, official says

Greg Sims

GREENVILLE - Local government leaders may be considering whether to grant freeport tax exemptions to Hunt County industries to help attract more business.

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Youth drowning
9:33 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Account launched to benefit family in Greenville drowning incident

Screen grab of rescue worker searching for boy at reservoir Monday
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GREENVILLE - A benefit account has been established in honor of Letaro Micky, the 3-year-old boy who drowned at a Greenville lake Monday.

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Police and Courts
9:01 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Ortiz and Vega to face trial in 2013

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GREENVILLE - Trial dates have been set in a Hunt County capitol murder case involving a Campbell couple charged for the death of a two-year-old child.

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