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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NPR

In Northeast Texas, the proposed Blacklands Turnpike resembles any other development project in that it has business leaders excited and affected landowners angry.

Texas Department of Transportation

Two major highway improvement projects in Hunt County got the thumbs-up on Thursday.

KETR / Daniel Starks

Details about the proposed Blacklands Turnpike remain unavailable.

Mark Haslett

In the Fannin County town of Honey Grove, one Ash Wednesday service was different this year.

Texas Department of Transportation

State transportation officials will be meeting in Arlington to discuss two major road projects planned for Hunt County.

Texas Department of Transportation

The Texas Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the widening of State Hwy. 66 in Rockwall County.

National Weather Service

Many residents of Fannin County remain in mourning today following two tragic fires that occurred early Sunday.

Greenville Police Department

Brandon Cole Thompson, who eluded Greenville police last week, has been arrested.

Jared Horn / Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Colby Carthel era is less than a month old, but the Texas A&M University-Commerce football program is already making news in East Texas.

On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott elevated those concerns with a letter asking the Texas State Guard to keep an eye on the operation, which some fear is related to plans for martial law.
KETR

A manhunt in northern Hopkins County on Wednesday ended in an arrest.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

It’s not literally a “must-win” game, but it sure is close to being one.

Mark Haslett

A representative from the private firm designing the proposed toll road addressed the Lions Club in Commerce on Tuesday.

Splash Kingdom Waterparks

Negotiations designed to bring a Splash Kingdom water park to Greenville continue.

Public Werks, Inc.

The next round in the public conversation about the Greenville-Lavon road will occur in Commerce.

Greenville PD

One of two Hunt County residents indicted for child abuse in 2011 will be going to trial this week.

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