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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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USDA photo

Food insecurity among children in Fannin County exceeds the national average.

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WikiCommons

A nearly decade-long land dispute between the Federal Bureau of Land Management and private property owners along the Red River has ended in a settlement favoring the landowners.  

While national numbers for hate crime were up in 2016, numbers for Texas showed a slight drop.

Photo by Scott Morgan, KETR News
Photo by Scott Morgan, KETR News

Fannin County residents met with State Sen. Bob Hall (R-2nd) in Bonham Thursday night to air their increasing frustrations with large-scale sand mining operations in the northernmost party of the county, along the Red River.

An insurance agent from Sulphur Springs is being accused of stealing clients’ money by not actually providing auto insurance coverage she was selling. 

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WikiCommons

Republican State Sen. Bryan Hughes says he will not seek to replace U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling in the fifth Congressional District.

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WikiCommons

On Nov. 7, Texas voters will decide what to do with seven proposed amendments to the state Constitution. It is an uncommonly uncontroversial set of bills that have generated almost no enemies.

Here’s a rundown of what those propositions are and what they mean.

The Texas State Association of Fire Fighters is asking the City of Sulphur Springs to open the city fire department’s operations to public scrutiny. 

On Tuesday, Texas voters will decide whether to approve seven amendments to the state Constitution. One measure, Proposition 2, looks to make it easier for Texas homeowners to borrow against home equity. The proposition lowers fees for tapping into home equity loans and lowers financial limits on borrowers who want to refinance.

A grand jury yesterday indicted former Wood County Sheriff James Brown on charges that he used his authority to keep a mineral rights owner from his own property.

Nineteen animals said to be kept in dire conditions were seized from a property in Hunt County Wednesday.

Whether Bonham turns into another Frisco or another McKinney or even another Sulphur Springs, the simple fact is, development is coming – north and east, from the Metroplex, as Dallas’ outlier suburbs continue to fill up and get more expensive.
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Bonham isn’t that different from a lot of small cities in Northeast Texas. But it’s about to be. Over the next decade, Bonham, the seat of Fannin County, is expected to watch its population boom, its economy grow – and its character change.

That last part is the hardest for some people to swallow.

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Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown Wednesday was named U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas by President Donald Trump. 

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Official photo

Texas Congressman Jeb Hensarling will retire at the end of his House term in 2018.

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

Despite some weekend rainfall, drought conditions are back to moderate throughout much of Northeast Texas. 

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