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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Hunt Regional Medical Center

The hospital operated on reduced power for a while late Wednesday morning.

Hunt County Corrections Center

A Commerce woman has been indicted in connection with a deadly stabbing.

Big bonds in town

Feb 25, 2013
City of Greenville

City council elections are set, but the vote on the bonds that would fund a new YMCA and other projects remains unscehduled.

Rosalie Turner

Rosalie Turner, author of historical fiction set in 1960s Birmingham, Ala., is in Commerce this week.

Mark Haslett / KETR

The North Texas Council of Governments will reveal its new transportation plan - which could include the Blacklands Turnpike - on April 11.

Daniel Starks / KETR

The proposed Blacklands Turnpike went from concept to project over the past year.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Navarro College in Corsicana, host to the A&M-Commerce Navarro Partnership, is closed Thursday because of a bomb threat.

© Archives Marc et Ida Chagall. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. / courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art

Chagall: Beyond Color, on view at the Dallas Museum of Art through May 26, opened Feb. 17.

Finding out which company is trying to contract with the government requires just a little digging around.

Getting to know NETEX

Feb 18, 2013
Franklin County

What is the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District and what's its role in the proposed Blacklands Turnpike project?

Texas Department of Public Safety

Former Hunt County constable Anthony Dewayne Lewis, 47, has been charged with one count of murder and one of attempted murder following a shooting Saturday night in Rockwall.

Anthony Lewis, a former Hunt County constable suspected in a fatal shooting in Rockwall, was shot by law enforcement near Greenville.


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.