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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Politics
8:46 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Cooper fails to appear on May 29 ballot

There have been some changes in the lineup of candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 4, as one name was left off the list.

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Politics
8:52 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Filing deadline Friday for May 29 political party primaries

GREENVILLE - Filing continues through 6 p.m. George Alexander, of Greenville, will oppose District 2 State Representative Dan Flynn, of Van, after filing for the position Tuesday. No Democrats had filed for the post as of Thursday afternoon. 

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Politics
8:01 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Contested races for area hospital board elections

We’ve been reporting this week on the city council and school board races in our region, as Monday marked the filing deadline for the May 12 elections. Filing also came to a close Monday for area hospital board elections, scheduled for the same day.

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Murder case
7:41 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Both murder suspects could face death if convicted

Arturo Vega

GREENVILLE - Prosecutors have decided they’ll also seek the death penalty against a Campbell man, the co-defendant in last summer’s death of a two-year-old boy.

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Police and Courts
7:37 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Quinlan man sentenced for involvement in chase

GREENVILLE - One of two suspects involved in a high speed pursuit in Commerce last December has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.

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Greenville
7:57 am
Wed March 7, 2012

City could save money on major transportation project

GREENVILLE  - Bids revealed Tuesday indicate it may cost a lot less than first thought to build Monty Stratton Parkway, which will connect Interstate 30 to Greenville high school and the PJC campus.

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Murder case
6:47 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Ortiz could receive lethal injection if convicted

GREENVILLE - Hunt County District Attorney Noble D. Walker says his office will seek the death penalty for a capitol murder suspect.

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Fire
7:57 am
Tue March 6, 2012

No injuries from Celeste, Commerce house fires

HUNT COUNTY - Two houses in Hunt County were destroyed in separate fires Sunday, one which could be the result of arson. 

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Murder case
8:16 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Ortiz and Vega due before judge

GREENVILLE - A Campbell couple is in court this week for the alleged murder of a boy in their care. 

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Development
7:58 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Crossroads Mall to undergo multi-million dollar redevelopment

Crossroads Mall sits at the corner of Wesley Street and Kari Lane in Greenville.

GREENVILLE -  The City of Greenville has announced they’ve partnered with the owners of the shopping center and will earn a portion of the sales taxes generated as a result of the renovation.

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