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
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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City of Sulphur Springs
10:55 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Public forum on tax increase set for next week

City of Sulphur Springs

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held on Monday.

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Texas Energy
3:00 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

NE Texas has comparatively few disposal wells

Wastewater is typically injected deep into the ground, beneath aquifers.
NPR

Hydraulic fracturing is booming in Texas, and with the practice comes an increase in the use of disposal wells. But Northeast Texas has few disposal wells compared to some parts of the state.

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