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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 John Towner

Health officials say they’ve found a strain of avian flu on a Hopkins County poultry farm. 

The Reno Police Department in Lamar County formally has a new chief. 

Commissioners in Hopkins County are closer to getting long-sought-after weight limits set for county roads.

The Associated Press Wednesday announced the finalists for the 2017 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters contest, recognizing great journalism in television and radio in 2017.

KETR, which competes in Division II radio (for stations outside of Texas' major metro hubs) will receive 11 TAPB Awards for work created last year. The announcement Wednesday lists the finalists for the awards; where the finalists finish will be announced at the TAPB Award banquet in Austin in April.

The finalists for Radio Division II are :

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A tree-clearing crew working in Collin County this morning found a human skeleton close to where police once searched for a missing woman.

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Photo by Dan Gold

The Greenville ISD says it will begin a bilingual program starting next school year.

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrested a Prairiland High School senior Monday on charges of making terroristic threats. 

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

Northeast Texas is finally out of drought. After several weeks of increasingly dry conditions regionwide, last week’s heavy rains removed all layers of drought status between Dallas County and Texarkana.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking to shut down online sales of illegal animals and animal parts around the Metroplex.

Fear of speaking. It’s actually true that it’s a bigger fear for people than flying, bugs, and even death.

For this episode of my podcast, Convo, I spoke with Eileen Sinett, a speech coach and owner of Speaking That Connects, in New Jersey.

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Photo by Pepi Stojanovski

A new report from WalletHub puts Texas near the bottom of the list in terms of property taxes and affordability. In fact, the report puts Texas sixth-to-last based on how much residents pay for what they own. 

Police in Sulphur Springs charged a Hopkins County man with murder after a shooting at a party in the city Saturday night. 

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

According to the Texas Water Development Board, Northeast Texas is still in a state of moderate drought, despite all the rain that fell on the area last week.

High school administrators in Savoy say a student who made threats against his classmates was removed from school this week. 

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TPWD photo

Almost two dozen homes in Rockwall flooded last night when Rockwall Lake overflowed. The flooding is the latest in a spate over overflows along spillways, roads, and streams around Northeast Texas this week

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