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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KETR's Locker Room
2:00 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Big sports questions answered by radio veterans

Kevin Jefferies
Jared Horn TAMUC Photo

Taylor and Ryan are out of town, so KETR's Kevin Jefferies and Mark Haslett joined Cooper Welch on the Locker Room today to discuss some big sports questions, and talk a little NBA and NHL playoff action.

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May 2013 Election
11:12 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results

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Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections.

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Voter Guide 2013: Alcohol regulation
2:10 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Delta County: Last dry county in East Texas?

Most Texas dry counties are in the northwestern quadrant of the state.
www.tabc.state.tx.us

If Mount Vernon voters approve either of two alcohol-sales ballot initiatives on May 11 - and voters in the Piney Woods town of Tatum do the same - that would leave Delta County the last dry county in East Texas.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hunt Co.
11:40 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Campbell alcohol vote, council contests on tap

KETR

Campbell residents will decide on two ballot initiatives, including one regarding alcohol sales, while voters elsewhere in Hunt County will determine city council races.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hunt Co.
10:59 am
Fri May 10, 2013

YMCA question tops Greenville ballot

One of the two city council races will be contested.
Maria Riojas / KETR

The fate of the proposed YMCA and one city council race top the ballot for Greenville voters in the May 11 election.

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Voter Guide 2013: Franklin Co.
10:57 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Mt. Vernon voting on double shot of alcohol measures

Franklin County courthouse
texasescapes.com

Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hopkins Co.
10:38 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Oxford to take third swing at council seat

Sulphur Springs City Hall
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Charles Oxford hopes that that the third time will be a charm as he tries once again to regain a city council seat.

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Greenville
10:28 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Facebook threat locks down Greenville schools

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Officers with the Greenville Police Department are interviewing a juvenile suspect regarding a threat that was made on Facebook.

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Voter Guide 2013: Lamar Co.
9:48 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Paris: Big bonds in town

Paris, Texas

Repairing water and sewer lines in Paris would cost an estimated $45 million - the kind of money available only through bonds.

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Voter Guide 2013: Rockwall Co.
1:40 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Fate, Rowlett council places up for grabs

Fate City Hall
texasescapes.com

Two city council places are contested in the Rockwall County community of Fate's election on May 11.

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