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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Voter Guide 2013: Eastern Collin Co.
11:48 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Josephine, Lowry Crossing face alcohol-sales question

Josephine water tower
City of Josephine

The eastern Collin County communities of Josephine and Lowry Crossing will decide whether to legalize alcohol sales in the May 11 election.

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Voter Guide 2013: Fannin Co.
11:08 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Ladonia alderman race highlights Fannin contests

KETR

Eight candidates are running for three seats in Ladonia's race for alderman.

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Agenda Texas
9:02 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Flynn, gun rights in spotlight in Austin

Texas Legislative Council

A Northeast Texas legislator - Dan Flynn - has a high profile in the debate over gun control in this year's legislative session.

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Blacklands Turnpike
5:31 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Morris: Public will retain planning control

Michael Morris
North Central Texas Council of Governments

The director of the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Transportation Department says that a bill in the Texas Legislature - Senate Bill 1110 - would neither increase nor decrease the likelihood of the Blacklands Turnpike becoming a reality.

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Texas Music
3:26 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

'Possum' leaves behind unique legacy

George Jones
NPR

The drinking made the headlines, but George Jones will be remembered most for his voice.

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Collin County
12:49 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Public transit rolling toward Princeton, Farmersville

One of the three service zones is centered around U.S. Hwy. 380 east of McKinney.
tapsbus.com

Communities in eastern Collin County will soon have some public transportation options for getting into McKinney or elsewhere in the area.

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Blacklands Turnpike
7:00 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Transportation bill moving through legislature

NPR

A bill with possible implications for public-private transportation projects like the proposed Blacklands Turnpike is making its way through the Texas Legislature.

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Texas Water
1:56 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Justices wading into murky Red River Compact

The Red River Compact was signed in 1978.
Oklahoma Water Resources Board

Some Northeast Texans have their eyes on Washington, D.C., this week, as a case involving water rights has gone to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Hunt County
5:05 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Commerce garden promotes sustainability, community

Workers tend to the 45 raised beds at the garden.
Mark Haslett

The collective effort is now in its fifth year of moving mulch, pulling weeds - and growing food.

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Franklin County
8:23 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Alcohol vote on tap in Mount Vernon

Wikimedia commons

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

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