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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.

Image by Scott Morgan, KETR News
Image by Scott Morgan, KETR News

In the continuing conversation about sexual harassment, the voices of conservative women from the most deeply red parts of Texas have been noticeably absent. Turns out, there’s a reason for that.

WikiCommons
WikiCommons

Officials in Lamar County say multiple wildfires have led them to extend the county’s burn ban for another month. On Tuesday the County Commissioner’s Court extended the ban until January 10.

The Commissioner's Court also doubled the possible penalty. Anyone caught burning brush or leaves could face a $1000 fine.

WikiCommons
WikiCommons

Monday was the last day to file as a candidate for the March, 2018 primaries, and regional races in Northeast Texas are looking competitive. 

Logo design by Scott Morgan
Logo design by Scott Morgan

The conversation about sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior isn't a casual one these days. 

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
Hopkins County Sheriff's Office

A Sulphur Springs man is facing animal cruelty charges following the seizure of more than 160 cattle from two Hopkins County properties.

Rockwall residents can now stay tuned to the city’s government dealings in re   al time. 

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WikiCommons

Two Texas cities are among the 10 safest in the country. That’s according to a report issued by WalletHub Monday.

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WikiCommons

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is dealing with an unwanted – and certainly ironic --health issue.

Rattus norvegicus -- Norwegian rats also known as street rats that have invaded the commissions offices in Austin. The Texas Tribune reports multiple rat sightings by employees, which could be a sign of a genuine infestation. The agency is now facing a $60,000 exterminator’s bill to rid the building of its furry guests.

Official photo
Official photo

On Thursday evening, Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper and members of the Rockwall Police Department will hold a one-hour workshop on internet safety aimed at helping parents protect children online.

University of Texas System
University of Texas System

Texas ranks 47th among states and the District of Columbia in the number of adolescents up to date on human papilloma vaccinations, even though rates of vaccinations vary wildly across the state. 

WikiCommons
WikiCommons

It took a devastating storm to level Puerto Rico in September for a surprising number of people here in Northeast Texas to learn that the island is a U.S. territory.

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

The number of burn bans in Northeast Texas increased to three Tuesday.

WikiCommons
WikiCommons

Officials in Lamar County Monday issued the region’s first total burn ban of the season.

The national unemployment rate dipped below 4 percent in October, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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USDA photo

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

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