Mark Haslett

News Director

Mark Haslett comes to KETR having served at High Plains Public Radio in Amarillo, where he worked as News Director and later as Director of Programming. His work has been broadcast on National Public Radio, KERA, KCUR and other public radio stations. Haslett enjoys the privilege and responsibility of keeping communities well-informed. He has also worked as an editor and reporter at newspapers in the Southwest and Midwest. Haslett developed a passion for radio as a youth, when he helped his father, a program host at WRBC-AM in Jackson, Miss. He enjoys travel and has worked abroad in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Haslett is a graduate of Arlington High School and earned a B.A. in English from Tufts University in Medford, Mass.

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High School Football
11:57 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Nevada Community Braves: 2013 football preview

Community High School Braves
txhshelmetproject.com

It’s not that Community High School’s football team is a bad one. It’s just that they play in one of the tougher 3A districts in Texas.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
8:03 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Pipeline running behind schedule

The pipeline, which is following the eastern (purple) route, is expected to go online in early 2014.
StateImpact Texas

Construction of TransCanada’s Keystone Gulf Coast Pipeline is slightly behind plan, according to Genscape, a Kentucky-based provider of information to energy markets.

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High School Football
4:36 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Princeton Panthers: 2013 football preview

Princeton Panthers
txhshelmetproject.com

Last year was a very good one for Princeton High football, and there’s plenty of reason to expect similar success in 2013.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
7:48 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Appeals court rules for TransCanada

TransCanada began work on Crawford's property earlier this year.
Mark Haslett

Calgary-based TransCanada Corporation has won a state appeals court battle over putting the Keystone XL pipeline across Lamar County farm, in a ruling released late Tuesday.

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High School Football
11:00 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Bonham Purple Warriors: 2013 football preview

Bonham High School Purple Warriors
txhshelmetproject.com

Bonham High School enters the 2012 football season with veteran leadership, but roster depth could be an issue for the Purple Warriors.

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Lamar County
2:07 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Vandalism, possible arson at Paris school

Paris Fire Dept.

An apparent case of vandalism and possible arson made for a chaotic first day of school at Paris Alternative School, formerly known as Travis Junior High School.

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Lone Star Conference football
5:21 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

WTAMU president issues statement on Carthel dismissal

J. Patrick O'Brien, president of West Texas A&M University.
West Texas A&M University

The president of West Texas A&M University, J. Patrick O'Brien, has issued a statement clarifying his position on the recent dismissal of former West Texas A&M head foodball coach Don Carthel.

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Lone Star Conference football
3:22 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Carthel: Problem was with WT athletics director

Don Carthel
West Texas A&M University

On Friday, former West Texas A&M head football coach Don Carthel spoke in a press conference, during which he described the circumstances surrounding his dismissal on Thursday.

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Rains County
11:24 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Three seats up for grabs in Point

NPR

Voters in the northwestern Rains County community of Point will elect three councilpersons this November. The deadline for candidates to file is Aug. 26.

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News and Culture Notebook
9:53 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Don Carthel's dismissal a loss for Lone Star Conference

Don Carthel and family members watch Colby Carthel address attendees at the announcing of Colby Carthel's hiring as head football coach at Texas A&M University-Commerce in January 2013.
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

There’s a shocking story from up on the high plains. West Texas A&M University fired head football coach Don Carthel on Thursday.

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