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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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.

Mark Haslett / KETR

The North Texas Council of Governments will host public meetings for input on the region's transportation plan.

Mark Haslett / KETR

Charlie Chitwood is the new voice of Lions basketball, but he's no stranger to the microphone.


KETR won first place in its division in the categories of light feature, serious feature, website and use of actuality-production.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Staff affected by the change will learn details of the transition at a meeting March 6.

Hunt County Sheriff's Department

Hunt County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking three suspects connected to a home invasion armed robbery near Commerce earlier in the day.

Collin College

A phoned-in bomb threat prompted Collin College officials to close the school's Spring Creek campus in Plano on Friday.

You can see out, but they can't in. Cindy Roller explains why a national television network will be spotlighting Sulphur Springs.

Van Independent School District

A Van schools employee was shot accidentally during a concealed handgun license class on Wednesday.

National Weather Service

The free class teaches people how to interpret severe weather events.