Daniel Starks

Reporter, host of 'All Things Considered'

Daniel was born and raised in Commerce, TX, and has been a life-long listener of 88.9 KETR. After listening to ‘The Art of Sound’ with Mark Chapman as a child, he enjoyed the thought of being able to broadcast across NE Texas.  He is now a Radio/Television student at Texas A&M University-Commerce and hopes to continue his work in radio after he graduates. He currently can be heard as the host of ‘All Things Considered’, ‘Movie Picks with Alice Reese’ and ‘The Morning Bell’.

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Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri March 21, 2014

The 'Muppets' are back and crazier than ever

KETR

Jim Henson's Muppets are back on the big screen once again, and this time they are crazier than ever. Many stars join the cast of Muppets Most Wanted including Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, and many more.

Listen as Alice Reese brings her review of Muppets Most Wanted, Divergent, and Bad Words.

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The Morning Bell
7:10 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Tuition increases possible for A&M-Commerce

KETR

Possible tuition increases are on the way for Texas A&M University-Commerce students, but this time you may actually appreciate them.

This week on The Morning Bell, we discuss these increases and what it could mean for your future years at the university.

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Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri March 14, 2014

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' hits the big screen

Daniel Starks KETR

The Oscars may be awarded and done with, but Hollywood is still working towards this  year's awards. One of the first movies on this list is The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Listen as Alice Reese gives her review on The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Bethlehem.

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The Morning Bell
7:10 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Your voice: Taser use in schools

Daniel Starks KETR

After a few weeks of continuing our talk of the use of tasers in schools, we concluded by asking for your opinion, and you gave it!

Listen as Daniel Starks reads some of your comments on the matter on this week's The Morning Bell.

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Severe Weather
12:42 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

High winds rushing towards region

High winds are expected overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday across the region
Credit Daniel Starks / KETR

It may feel like spring outside with the high expected to be 80 degrees on Tuesday, but a cold front is headed to the region that should drop the temperatures down 30 degrees in some areas.

With the cold front comes very high winds overnight on Tuesday and into Wednesday. A Wind Advisory has been issued for the region from 10 p.m. Tuesday night until 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Drivers need to be cautious on roadways, lightweight objects need to be tied down or taken inside, and hats need to be held on tight!

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Weather Preparedness
3:40 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Readiness and Response: Storm Season

It's that time of year again: Storm Season. Are you prepared? This week we will talk about different ways you can get your severe weather information, and how to get in in a timely manner.

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Winter Weather
7:30 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Tuesday's weather-related closures

Here are the closures and delays for Tuesday, Mar. 3.

Winter Weather
1:46 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Slideshow: Winter Weather in Northeast Texas

Sudden dropping temperatures caused fog over bodies of water like this pond at Coleman Park in Sulphur Springs
Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

Winter Weather may be a pain for travelers, but it is the perfect time for photographers to get some of the most beautiful pictures.

Do you have any photos of the winter weather you would like to share? If so, email them to daniel@ketr.org with the subject "Winter Weather Photos" and also where you are from. We will post these to our website!
 

Stay safe!

Winter Weather
8:07 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory issued for region

Most of North Texas has been issued a Winter Weather Advisory
Credit Daniel Starks / KETR

With the threat of winter weather moving back into the region, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of North Texas. The advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday morning and will last through 9 p.m. Sunday night.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that road conditions could become hazardous to drive on, so extra precaution is required when traveling.

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Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri February 28, 2014

'Non-stop' gets seal of approval from critics

Daniel Starks KETR

Alice Reese has given her seal of approval for Non-stop, and she joins other critics with the same feeling who have given the movie an '8' according to the Internet Movie Database.

Listen as Alice talks about Non-stop, Son 0f God, Omar and The Wind Rises. Alice also touches on two more Oscar-nominated movies, American Hustle, and Gravity.

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