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Brad Kellar

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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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GREENVILLE - A Greenville business owner and School Board Trustee has announced his candidacy for Hunt County Tax Assessor-Collector.

GREENVILLE - Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks will seek a second term in office.

GREENVILLE - A Commerce woman receives probation after pleading guilty to two counts of using a debit card without permission.

GREENVILLE - The punishment for convicted murderer Randall Douglas Smith will have to wait two more weeks after a judge grants a pre-sentence investigation.

GREENVILLE - Sentencing is expected to conclude Wednesday for Randall Douglas Smith, following his confession Monday to the 2009 murder of a fellow Caddo Mills resident.

LYNDON, Kansas - James Kraig Kahler was convicted in August of murdering his wife, their two daughters, and his wife’s grandmother.

GREENVILLE - There will be no trial in the case of slain Caddo Mills resident Gregory Poteet, after the accused murderer admits guilt.

GREENVILLE - Jury selection begins Monday in the 2009 murder of a Caddo Mills man.

Randal Douglas Smith is currently free on bond. He’s pleaded not guilty to the shooting of Gregory Poteet, who was found dead inside a pickup truck along CR 2632 in September, 2009.

Smith was originally reported to have told investigators that Poteet committed suicide. But authorities would later find evidence they believe links Smith to the murder.

 

GREENVILLE - As part of a plea deal, Susan Christie Brown was ordered to ten years of probation, 30 days in jail, fined $1,500 and will have to complete 200 hours of community service.

GREENVILLE - A Wills Point woman had been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to her role in an organized crime ring in Hunt County.

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GREENVILLE - Yet another lawsuit has been filed by L-3 against the City of Greenville, claiming Majors Field Municipal Airport is in violation of regulations dating back more than 60 years.

GREENVILLE - The community will come together tonight to address domestic violence as part of the annual Day of Unity.

GREENVILLE - Carl Tinsley Ratner is the last of five organized crime suspects to be sentenced after pleading guilty to his role in an alleged Wolfe City oil field fraud scheme.

GREENVILLE - A suspect in a widespread identity theft scheme targeting individuals across Hunt County is ordered to six years behind bars.

GREENVILLE - Trial has been postponed for a Mexican national, alleged to have fired upon Greenville Police last summer, due to a lack of prospective jurors.

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