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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Paris Junior College
3:48 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Texas colleges near state line face funding problem

Paris Junior College

The way the State of Texas measures student success doesn't include the out-of-state graduates who return home for work or further study.

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Mark Haslett's Blog
8:11 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Baseball's melee that will live in infamy

Mark Haslett KETR

Tonight's anniversary of an ugly moment in baseball history provides a reminder that the past isn't any more innocent than our own time.

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KETR's Locker Room
2:00 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

What's the future of soccer in the United States?

David Beckham after a MLS game
Ted Robbins NPR

Today the guys discuss what needs to happen for soccer to become a major sport in the U.S., and their 'Mount Rushmores' of sport. Also discussed: the NBA Finals, the NHL playoffs, and the Texas Rangers.

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Greenville
6:56 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Error leaves people without electricity

Greenville Electric Utility Service

A glitch associated with the switch over to summer rates left some “pay as you go” customers of the local electric utility system without power.

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Northeast Texas Weather
7:01 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Severe storms possible on Saturday

A cold front is expected to move into Northeast Texas on Saturday - bringing with it a chance for severe storms.

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Paris Junior College
11:26 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Lady Dragons basketball rebounds from close call

Paris Junior College women’s basketball players Kelsei Ewing, left, and Voche’ Martin will continue their playing careers at NCAA schools. Ewing will attend Central Arkansas, while Martin is headed for Southern Mississippi.
Paris Junior College

Women’s basketball at Paris Junior College survives a scare – and looks for a coach.

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Hunt County
7:37 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Chaos in Quinlan: City government in turmoil

City of Quinlan

The city council has resigned and computer files are missing. For an explanation of what's going on, KETR spoke with Caleb Slinkard of the Greenville Herald-Banner.

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KETR's Locker Room
4:11 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Could one player change the destiny of the Cowboys?

Michael Strahan in the Giants' 2008 Super Bowl Parade
rforestano https://secure.flickr.com/photos/23995414@N06/

Earlier this week, Michael Strahan got into a Twitter feud with Cowboys fans.

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Mark Haslett's Blog
12:34 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Dylan's world includes Texas

Bob Dylan's boots of Spanish leather have taken him through Texas a time or two.
NPR

The folks over at Slate decided to chart all the places mentioned in Bob Dylan's music, and of course, Texas is on the map.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
9:18 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Keystone XL in Texas gaining momentum

Crews ready the site for heavier equipment at the farm in Direct, Texas.
Mark Haslett

As one Northeast Texas landowner awaits her appeal, a court in Beaumont rules in favor of TransCanada Corporation.

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