Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu June 26, 2014

KETR streaming on iTunes Radio

Jerrod Knight
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

KETR General Manger Jerrod Knight says KETR is now available for streaming on iTunes Radio, meaning listeners are able to hear the station anywhere in the world.  And Jerrod says now reaches about 12-15,000 people per week.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Radio's demise greatly exaggerated

Jerrod Knight
Texas A&M University-Commerce, KETR

KETR general manager Jerrod Knight, a guest on Blacklands Cafe on this first day of the KETR spring pledge drive, says a recent Advertising Age article shows that radio listening is about as strong as its ever been.

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Texas Associated Press Broadcasters
3:06 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

KETR staff awarded for news, sports, production

Credit TAPB

Each year, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conducts a professionally-judged competition to evaluate stations who subscribe to AP services on a number of different facets of news and information broadcasting. This year, KETR comes away with five first-place awards, four second-place awards, and two honorable mentions.

Categories and Awards


Second place: KETR News Director Mark Haslett.


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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Knight: Confessions of a 'foodie'

Jerrod Knight
Texas A&M University-Commerce

KETR general manager Jerrod Knight reveals some of his tips for preparing haute cuisine in this edition of the Blacklands Cafe.

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Hopkins County jailbreak
4:21 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Escapees caught in Cooper

Hopkins County Sheriff Butch Adams answers reporters' questions minutes after Tucker and King were returned to the Hopkins County jail.
Mark Haslett KETR

The two men who escaped from the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning were captured late Thursday afternoon in Cooper.

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1:41 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

KETR's Knight, Meinke pick up TAPB awards

Versatile program producer Matt Meinke dominated the production category.

KETR won first place in its division in the categories of light feature, serious feature, website and use of actuality-production.

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Moving On
5:07 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Local Newsman Says Goodbye

Scott Harvey has been the voice of local news on 88.9 since November of 2007. We must now bid a fond farewell to the hardworking journalist, editor, and host who's become a fixture here in Northeast Texas.

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The Bluegrass Special
10:31 am
Fri August 24, 2012

"Railroad Bill" Ogden to Host Final Bluegrass Special

Bill Ogden
Scott Harvey KETR

COMMERCE - The month was November. The year was 1982… or ’83… and Dr. W.R. “Bill” Ogden had tuned into 88.9 FM KETR to listen to the Bluegrass Express with Dave Heath.

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Technical Difficulty
6:14 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

88.9 KETR's broadcast power at 10%, expected to be resolved Friday

As is sometimes the case, 88.9 KETR must perform routine maintenance on our broadcast transmitter in order to continue to deliver the high-quality news and public radio programming you've come to expect from us.

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Local Shows
8:00 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Movie Picks with Alice Reese

In this episode of Movie Picks, Alice discusses her favorite pick, A Dangerous Method, the Artist, and We Bought a Zoo.

5:00 am
Thu December 29, 2011

R. Allen Appeal Rejected

R. Allen Stanford’s appeal for a postponement of his trial has been rejected by a federal judge.

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5:00 am
Wed December 28, 2011

Ron Paul Becoming more Competitive

As the first day of voting quickly approaches, longtime Texas Congressman Ron Paul is becoming more competitive.

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Bob Aikin: The Breakdown
8:31 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Aikin: The past is never dead

Today's program is a breakdown of history as it seems to repeat itself in today's political climate.

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