Brad Kellar


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.


Local Elections
7:07 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Possible changes for local elections

There could be some big changes for local elections next spring.  The Greenville City Council could vote Tuesday to scrap next spring’s municipal elections.

Or, the Council could decide to move the elections to November, conduct the elections on its own, or pay a little more to Hunt County in order to have the elections occur as currently scheduled in May.

Organized crime
7:16 am
Thu October 20, 2011

Second organized crime suspect pleads guilty

GREENVILLE - Two suspects have now pleaded guilty to their involvement in an organized theft ring targeting area Wal-Marts, with a third suspect to be tried next year.

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7:27 am
Wed October 19, 2011

Wednesday meeting to address local water needs

DALLAS - The Board of Directors of the Sunrise Municipal Utility District meets in Dallas tonight to discuss plans to build a new dam and reservoir in southwest Hunt County.

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Child abuse
7:24 am
Wed October 19, 2011

Guilty plea expected from second child abuse defendant

GREENVILLE - A Terrell man is scheduled to plead guilty this week to multiple counts of child abuse.

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Police and courts
7:54 am
Tue October 18, 2011

Collin County woman jailed for theft of copper

HUNT COUNTY - Jamel McClelland Fowler, of Nevada, is alleged to have stolen copper radiators from two vehicles west of Greenville on Friday.

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6:58 am
Fri October 14, 2011

Wineinger seeking nomination for Hunt County post


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

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6:44 am
Fri October 14, 2011

Sheriff announces reelection bid

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

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Police and Courts
8:42 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Amad to serve three years probation

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

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Murder trial
8:11 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Sentencing delayed in Caddo Mills murder case

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

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Murder Trial
6:53 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Punishment hearing in murder case enters final day

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.

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