Matt Meinke

Notably Texan Host/Production Director

Born in Dallas, Texas, Matt moved to the Sulphur Springs area in 1990 and settled in Commerce shortly thereafter. Having dreamed of working in radio since childhood, he began working at KETR while taking Radio-Television courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1993. Matt has transitioned from a part-time worker and pupil of KETR, to the station’s Chief Announcer/Producer and supervisor of student broadcasters. A familiar voice of 88-9 KETR, Matt has hosted such shows as The Late Nite Lion, and can currently be heard as host of Notably Texan.

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Commerce Tigers Football
10:41 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 6

After a string of 4 losses, the Commerce Tigers tried to turn their luck around versus the visiting Raiders of Sunnyvale on Friday night, playing without their injured quarterback Sam Wells.

The scoring in the first half of the game began with Sunnyvale posting a field goal early in the first quarter to take a 0-3 lead, but The Tigers answered with a touchdown in the 2nd to go on top 7 to 3. The momentum switched to Sunnyvale's favor for the rest of the half, however,  capitalizing on multiple Tiger fumbles with 2 more touchdowns. At halftime, it was Commerce- 7, Sunnyvale- 24.

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Commerce Tigers
10:18 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 5

After a Bye last week, Commerce returned to action Friday night at Van Alstyne, as the Tigers tried to break a 3 game losing streak against a hot Panther's team.

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Caddo Mills vs. Van Alstyne
10:44 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 4

With the Commerce Tigers on a Bye this week, KETR brought a special Game Of The Week featuring Van Alstyne at Caddo Mills.

The scoring was back and forth for much of the match, with only a touchdown separating the teams at halftime, but in the second half, it was visiting Van Alstyne who exerted their offensive muscle to put more points on the board.

The final score: Caddo Mills- 27, Van Alstyne- 35.

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Notably Texan
6:05 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Blue Twenty2's combine diverse influences to create own sound

(Left to right) Brack Key, Shane Parker and "Pua", Blue Twenty2's, performing live at KETR
Matt Meinke

Some bands form when individuals discover their love for a common type of music: country, rock, etc. Other bands find that their members' drastically different backgrounds can meld into a unique sound all their own, as is the case with Bois D'Arc Bash headliners Blue Twenty2's.

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Commerce Tigers
10:49 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 3

Both Commerce and opponent Pleasant Grove were looking to get back on the winning track Friday night, but only one team would claim the win.

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Notably Texan
10:08 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Jack Ingram on Houston, reality TV and truth in songwriting

Jack Ingram
Triple Eight Management

Texas country crooner Jack Ingram takes the stage Saturday, September 21, at 10 P.M. as part of the Rally 'Round Greenville fall festival, and as he makes plans to visit northeast Texas, he took a little time to chat with Notably Texan host Matt Meinke and KETR's Jerrod Knight.

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Commerce Tigers Football
10:26 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 2

The Commerce Tigers hosted the Princeton Panthers Friday night at Commerce's Memorial Stadium, but only one team had a big showing on the field.

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Notably Texan
6:48 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Veteran Texas singer-songwriter Sara Hickman joins Notably Texan

Cover art from Sara Hickman's latest album "Shine" on Dallas' Kirtland Records.

Sara Hickman's talents appear limitless: singer, songwriter, artist, mother, activist; and her accolades include Former Texas State Musician. Sara joins Matt Meinke for an in-depth discussion on the Notably Texan Feature Interview.

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Commerce Tigers
10:33 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 1

Nationally recognized Memorial Stadium in Commerce was the location for Friday's match between the Commerce Tigers and the Cooper Bulldogs. Hear highlights from that match, and catch up on score results from around the region.

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Commerce Tigers Football
10:56 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program - Week 0

The wait is finally over, and High School Football has returned! The Commerce Tigers season began at North Lamar versus the Panthers on Friday. KETR has the audio highlights from the game, plus scoring results from other games across the region.

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The Grin-N-Bearit Show
2:23 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

The Great Depression pushed many to great risk

Grin-N-Bearit recording one of their original songs.
M. Meinke

In the grips of the Depression, times were very tough for the country in 1931. Farmers were offered a fraction of the worth for their goods, and some found no other option to make ends meet than home-brewed white lightning.

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Notably Texan
12:58 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Enterprising performers create unique sounds

Bryson Moore plays guitar and sings, accompanied by Chase Rippy on the djembe drum, at the Commerce Songwriters Showcase
Matt Meinke

Northeast Texas music artists Bryson Moore and Chase Rippy recently joined Matt Meinke on Notably Texan to discuss their craft.

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Notably Texan
9:00 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Up and coming band casts a wide shadow

(Left to right) Hunter, Christian and James performing at KETR
Matt Meinke

Hot on the heels of their recent category win at the Commerce Idol competition, Commerce band Casting Shadows see a bright future ahead.

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Notably Texan
9:00 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Emily Elbert creates 'the music that's in her heart'

Timo de Winter/Black Coffee Media

The Dallas native describes her sound as "Soul/Folk/Jazz," and has self-released three albums since graduating from college.

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Notably Texan
2:14 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Haley: 'If I'm going to listen to the radio, it's going to be public radio'

www.cashaley.com

Cas Haley takes time out of his busy touring and recording schedule to chat with Matt Meinke during KETR's Spring Membership Campaign.

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