Kevin Jefferies

Operations Manager

As KETR Operations Manager, Kevin Jefferies is responsible for making sure you hear what you’re supposed to be hearing on FM 88.9 and ketr.org.  Since 1998, KETR listeners have heard Kevin in multiple roles.  Kevin also has many behind the scenes responsibilities, including the supervision of student broadcasters.  Kevin is a graduate of the Radio-Television program at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  A nearly lifelong resident of northeast Texas, Kevin is an alum of Ford High School in Quinlan.

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Christopher Shawn Luckey was indicted in June of last year on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly and one count of deadly conduct.

Mary of Puddin’ Hill will close down once again, but owner Ken Bain said it won’t be long until customers can buy again. 

BOIL WATER– RESCIND NOTICE

The Sulphur Springs ISD school board has scheduled meetings with three consulting groups concerning selection of a new superintendent.

KETK NBC Tyler

A “Meals on Wheels” volunteer is responsible for saving a woman from a two-alarm house fire in Tyler Tuesday.

Assault in Paris

Jan 5, 2012

Police answered a disturbance call on Stone Avenue Monday when the victim’s ex-boyfriend broke into her apartment and threatened her with a gun. 

DeQuintin Marquis Morris was arraigned Tuesday and scheduled a trial date for April 9th. 

A secret service agent testified Tuesday that a Greenville woman admitted to stuffing a diaper wipe down her newborn daughter’s throat on Halloween night of 2009. 

Luke talks striper fishing with guide Larry Sparks and wraps up the show with some duck hunting tips.

One man is dead and two other injured after an apparent knife fight in Sulphur Springs Tuesday.

Some stop signs in Commerce have been removed.  The Commerce Police issued a statement detailing the removal of some stop signs along Charity Street in Commerce.

Election Day Today

Nov 8, 2011

Voters across Texas will be heading to the polls today to vote on 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.

Today is Homecoming for A&M-Commerce, with activities scheduled all day.  KETR will be set up at the Tailgate Party that starts at 11am east of the new Music Building.  The party lasts until 2pm and live coverage of the game vs Angelo State begins at 1:30pm with JP Heath and Brock Callaway.

Come join us for the party and bring your radios to tune in to 88.9 KETR during the game!

A Commerce man charged in connection with an alleged domestic violence kidnapping last week decided to skip a Thursday bond hearing.  Christopher Bernard Alex is being held in custody at the Hunt County Jail in lieu of a total of $45,000 bond on one count each of kidnapping- family violence, abandoning and endangering a child, evading arrest, and unlawful restraint.   A hearing had been scheduled for Thursday, but no action was taken as Alex refused to come to court.  No new hearing date has been scheduled.  Alex previously served time for a 2003 armed robbery.  He was arrested following a

Multiple indictments for indecency and  and aggravated sexual assault of a child filed against a Terrell man have been dismissed.   But Charles Duane Mayo Jr. still faces a life sentence for allegedly setting a child on fire.   Charles Duane Mayo Jr was scheduled to enter pleas to multiple charges yesterday, about a month after a Kaufman County woman, Misty Laverna Dale Mayo, was sentenced to hundreds of years in prison on the same charges.

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