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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Daniel Starks / KETR

A few hundred people attended the naming ceremony of the Keith D. McFarland Science Building today.

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

A Hunt County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was allegedly discovered setting fire to prohibited materials.

Mark Haslett / KETR

In western Hunt County, a nearby railroad right-of-way is now an ominous presence to some.


Here's a glance at committee assignments for state representatives from KETR's listening area.

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A state representative from Kaufman County wants to ban the practice of taking photos of private property using drones.

Mark Haslett / KETR

Citizen input continues on the proposed turnpike that would run from Greenville to Lavon.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

West Texas A&M defeated A&M-Commerce 87-76 in a Lone Star Conference semifinal game at the Allen Events Center Friday afternoon.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team will play West Texas A&M at noon on Friday in a conference semifinal game.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team lost 95-82 Wednesday night at the Allen Events Center in Allen.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

The A&M-Commerce women's basketball team has advanced to the conference semifinals with a 80-79 upset victory.

Hunt County Sheriff's Department

A court has upheld a judgment in favor of Hunt County, which had been sued by the parents of a boy who became seriously ill while detained.

Cindy Roller / KETR

Two Delta County cemeteries were recently recognized by the State of Texas.

Federal Aviation Administration

One person is dead in a plane crash near an airport east of Dallas.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's and women's basketball teams will play in the conference tournament beginning Wednesday.

Michael Woodall

Hog hunters at Sulphur Bluff Ranch discovered one of the county's more reclusive residents.