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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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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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file photo

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks has retracted his statement that Michael Chambers may have committed suicide.

Medicare.gov
Medicare.gov

Beware of scammers and con artists. That’s good advice for life, but apropos of what some police departments in Northeast Texas want you to know. 

Soggy weather is adding up to a potential infrastructure headache in Greenville. 

Spring means gardening here in Northeast Texas. In Bonham, it also means getting together to trade seeds, ideas and recipes with fellow gardeners. Every second and fourth Thursday, members of the Neighborhood Seed Exchange program meet at Bonham Public Library to discuss gardening tips for growing vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Library Technician Vickie Stanley runs the Seed Exchange program, which features a seed catalog that replaced the old card catalog. For free, she says, anyone can come in and get some seeds, or leave some seeds.

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TPWD photo

Spring is in the air and in the water, which means it’s an ideal time for invasive species to spread in Texas lakes.

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CDCPhoto

Texas-based Standard Meat Company has recalled more than 53,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with aalmonella. 

A 31 year-old Celeste man shot by deputies in 2016 is suing the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. 

TexDOT says it will hold a public meeting in Sherman next week to lay out its plans for SH-75 through Grayson County. 

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Photo by Jomar

Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate voted to roll back some Dodd-Frank banking rules. Small bankers say the move is a long-awaited good thing.

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Photo by Jez Timms

The North Texas Municipal Water District says residents need not worry about drinking water safety, despite the chlorine smell. 

This week’s news of avian flu contamination at a Hopkins County poultry farm has led China to halt imports of American chicken and eggs.

SPCA of Texas
SPCA of Texas

The SPCA of Texas says 72 dogs were taken from an alleged puppy mill near Canton Tuesday. That number includes 12 dogs that were dead on the property.

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Photo by Andrew Pons

The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Wisconsin Popular Health Institute this week released its annual report ranking the healthiest counties in the United States. Depending on which end you look at, Northeast Texas is either among the healthiest or least healthy parts of the state.

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