Jerrod Knight

General Manager

Jerrod Knight graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in May of 2005, ready to take on numerous roles at prominent radio organizations, which have included Susquehanna-Pfaltzgraff (now Cumulus,) Omni Communications Corporation, and The Ranch Radio Network. With experience on-the-air, and in every position behind-the-scenes, Knight rejoined KETR in December 2008 as director of programming.

As general manager, Knight oversees all aspects of station programming, news operations, individual and corporate development efforts, business and budget planning and operations, and technical operations. In addition to being the station's webmaster, he is also a regular on-air and online news and opinion contributor, and is the technical producer and co-host for The President's Perspective.

Knight also manages the relationships between KETR and NPR, American Public Media, the FCC, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, among others.

A member of the Commerce Rotary Club since 2010, Knight was named Rotarian of the Year in 2012. He's also led and contributed to teams in radio broadcasting that have won numerous awards in newscasting, production, web design from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters, and even a Marconi (KPLX, 2003.)

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Twenty-year-old Jamal Stanton of Greenville died at the Hunt Regional Community Hospital in Commerce this morning, the result of an apparent stabbing which occurred near the Tarter Apartments.

Esperanza "Hope" Andrade sumitted her resignation to Gov. Rick Perry Tuesday, effective Friday the 23rd.

Daniel Starks / KETR

The Texas Department of Transportation has indicated that the traffic handled by two Commerce intersections isn't quite enough to warrant automated traffic lights.

A tragic accident along a parade route at an event set to honor veterans in Midland, TX yesterday leaves 4 dead, many wounded, and a community in mourning.

Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

Officers with the Greenville Police Department and other agencies are set to go door-to-door today in the area near where slain high school student Alicia Moore disappeared two weeks ago.

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What can higher education do to have a positive effect on the collegiate success of today's middle school and high school students? What difference does it make for our region? Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, helps answer these questions and more on The President's Perpsective.

Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

"The death of 16-year-old Alicia Moore has been ruled a homicide,"  said Greenville Police cheif Dan Busken today in a press conference. Greenville Police will join with the Van Zandt County Sheriff and the Texas Rangers in the investigation into the death of Alicia Moore.


Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

The Greenville Herald Banner reports that the Greenville Police Department have received confirmation that the body of an African-American female found Tuesday by a Van Zandt county road construction crew is in fact that of missing Greenville 16-year-old Alicia Moore.

Jerrod Knight

According to election officials at the polling location inside the Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, the "rush" associated with this year's presidential election was more prevalent during the early voting opportunities than during today's turnout.

The line for early voting did extend beyond the doorway at the Hunt County election office over the early voting period, but my sojourn to vote this morning was met with few other people.

Dr. Grady Price Blount

Homecoming week on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce culminated in the Lions' heartbreaking loss to Abilene Christian Saturday afternoon, but not for a lack of motivated fans and die-hard alumni present.

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UPDATE 11:32 a.m - The "facility issue" that closed the Hunt Regional Community Hospital in Commerce is a rodent infestation. They were discovered after a pest control company did a check-up of the facility.

Scott Harvey has been the voice of local news on 88.9 since November of 2007. We must now bid a fond farewell to the hardworking journalist, editor, and host who's become a fixture here in Northeast Texas.

A few times each year, Your Station opens the doors to new members. This is your opportunity to become a supporting member of 88.9, a "Friend of KETR."

The financial health of public broadcasting depends on listeners who become supporting members. That's what we're doing this week. We're offering you the opportunity to become a supporting member of 88.9 KETR and help keep this great programming on the air for all your neighbors here in Northeast Texas.

Insured with Phyllis Ryser-Mugging

Sep 10, 2012

This week Phyllis Ryser gives tips on how to avoid being mugged and what to do if you ever are mugged.

Three persons were taken into custody by the Hunt County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division working with the Terrell and Greenville Police Departments in the 5300 block of Highway 34 South around noon Thursday.

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