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  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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Its force can kill, and leave a lasting impact, both physically and emotionally. And while a community cannot, in some cases, avoid damage from these storms; it’s comforting that there are people out there doing their best to give us the earliest warning possible, so that we can be prepared.

Written and Produced by Scott Harvey

Matt Meinke produces a game highlights package using game audio from the Commerce Tigers vs Anna Coyotes high school football game.


Matt Meinke produces a game highlights package using game audio from the Commerce Tigers vs Kaufman Lions high school football game.

Newscast for contest day 3-22-11

The A&M-Commerce Lions put on a thrilling end to the first half on their way to the one victory of the season.

Play by Play: J.P. Heath

Color Commentary: Brock Callaway

Spotter/Sideline: Adam Troxtell

In a playoff game of the week, local team Cooper faces Gunter in a hard nosed match.

Play by Play: John Mark Dempsey

Color Commentary: Kevin Jefferies

Stats: Brian Ball

With playoff seeding and placement already decided, Commerce brought an exciting first half of football to powerhouse Celina.  The Commerce Tigers had already secured their first playoff berth in seven years, but faced a true test in the Bobcats.


Play by Play: Kevin Jefferies

Color Commentary:  Cooper Welch

Studio Updates: Scott Harvey

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. 


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


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.