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Scott Morgan

Host: All Things Considered

Scott Morgan has been an award-winning journalist since 2001. His work has appeared in several newspapers and magazines as well as online. He has also been an editor, freelancer, speaker, writing teacher, author, and podcaster.

Scott's role is to present up-to-the-minute local news during All Things Considered each afternoon here on 88.9 KETR, and he also contributes as a reporter to other news products from the station.

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Florida-based GEO Group, the management company in charge of operations at the Fannin County Jail says it will end its business with county on June 19.

U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor

While Northeast Texas has been out of drought and generally under moderate fire risk since March, wildfires are burning across the Panhandle.

TPWD photo
TPWD photo

Rancid-smelling organic material in Lake Lavon has water quality crews looking into the matter. 

A forensic audit of the Greenville ISD could lead to a criminal investigation by the city Police Department. The audit by Columbus Alexander claims there is no evidence of how $54 million was spent following a 2014 referendum.

City officials in Princeton wanted a new look for their growing Collin County town. They recently introduced a new logo – and residents utterly hate it.

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from A Sulphur Springs man sentenced in the 2000 murder of a city woman. 

A police chase through Rockwall and Hunt Counties Saturday ended when a Wills Point man crashed near Quinlan. The chase that led to that crash reportedly stemmed from a different crash earlier. 

A new report on Texas homebuying trends shows the rates of African-American and Asian-American buyers are going up. The report was released Wednesday by the Texas Association of Realtors. 

SPCA of Texas
SPCA of Texas

The SPCA of Texas seized 87 animals from a self-described sanctuary near Canton Tuesday. Another 50 dead horses were found around the property, according to an SPCA press release issued today.

Note: This story is an amended version of an earlier article that appeared on KETR.org.

Online classified website Backpage.com was permanently shutdown Monday. 

from Rockwall Pediatrics
from Rockwall Pediatrics

A Rockwall County pediatrician has had his medical license indefinitely suspended allegedly throwing a child against a wall and other alleged erratic behavior. 

Anyone calling you for not showing up for jury duty is probably a scammer. 

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office says the two people involved in a murder-suicide in Lucas were a father and daughter. 

Photo by Emma Anderson
Photo by Emma Anderson

Hunt County DA Nobie Walker says he’s asked the Texas Rangers to investigate the shooting of a dog by Commerce’s interim police chief. Interim Chief Jason Rector is accused of shooting a dog while on duty in March. The dog later died from the wound.

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