Local Interest

Bob Aikin
8:06 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

KETR and Northeast Texas lose a dear friend in Bobby Aikin

Bob Aikin ponders the law of unintended consequences during a recording session for The Breakdown with Bob Aikin.
Jerrod Knight

Alexander Mack "Bobby" Aikin, III, who served District 3 in the Texas House of Representatives during the 70th legislature and who's hosted KETR's Breakdown with Bob Aikin since 2009, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home in Commerce, TX.

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Severe Weather
10:08 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

UPDATE: Thunderstorms to return, rain most of the week

Your Weekly Weather Forecast for Monday, June 11th
Daniel Starks KETR

The weekend's over, and so are the cloudless days. Rain is expected to move back in this week.

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Community Event
8:13 am
Sun June 10, 2012

Summer options offered at Children’s Museum

Dr. Hailey, Marissa and Maddie pose as they prepare for the Dog Days of Summer Fun Friday.
Alton Biggs Northeast Texas Children's Museum

COMMERCE - This Friday marks the start of Fun Friday’s at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum in Commerce, with events scheduled through mid-August.

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Dairy Festival
4:16 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

Slideshow: Hopkins County Hot-Air Balloon Rally

The annual Hot-Air Balloon Rally and Glow at the 2012 Hopkins County Dairy Festival.
Cindy Roller

The event was held near Shannon Oaks on Interstate 30 in Hopkins county.

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Weekend Weather
8:30 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Here comes the sun!

Your Weekend Weather Forecast for Friday, June 8th
Daniel KETR

With lakes filled and yards flooded, the rain decides to back off for a while!

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Commerce Public Library
8:21 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Commerce citizens reconvene, explore funding options for historic library

Daniel Starks KETR

COMMERCE - Residents filled the Commerce City Hall Council Chambers Thursday evening as part of a second meeting to brainstorm ideas on how to plan, promote, and carry out an effort to save the city's public library, a Texas historical landmark constructed in 1918. 

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In Memorial
2:51 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Memorial service set for Spencer June 23rd

Dr. Otha Spencer
www.tamuc.edu

According to a Texas A&M University-Commerce facebook post, First United Methodist Church in Commerce will be the site of a memorial service for longtime ETSU professor emeritus and author, Dr. Otha Spencer.

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HUD Investigation
1:31 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Greenville Housing Authority faces discrimination charge by NAACP

City of Greenville

The Greenville, TX branch of the NAACP has filed a complaint with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over alleged discriminatory practices related to Section 8 housing in Greenville.

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Rainy Week
12:08 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Goodbye Sunshine!

Your 5 Day Weather Forecast for Tuesday, June 5th
Daniel KETR

With graduations underway and summer schools starting, the skies are expected to yield to shade and rain across some parts of the region this week.

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Community Event
9:11 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Dairy festival prepares for take-off

Riders prepare the hot air balloon during the 2010 Dairy Festival
Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival gets underway this week with a ribbon cutting Friday morning at Guaranty Bond Bank in Sulphur Springs.

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Restaurant Closing?
1:51 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

College Corner Cafe: "Today is our last"

An empty parking lot in front of the College Corner Cafe hours after the business reportedly shut their doors for good Sunday.
Scott Harvey KETR

According to a facebook post from the Commerce burger joint, today is their last day of service, and doors are closing indefinitely.

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Golf Tourney Scholarship Fundraiser
6:14 am
Sat June 2, 2012

Alumni hosts Annual Golf Classic for Scholar Fund

COMMERCE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce Alumni Association is holding its 42nd Annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Classic on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Sand Hills Golf and Country Club in Commerce.

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Police and Courts
3:05 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Commerce Police make illegal dumping arrest

COMMERCE —  Two Commerce men were taken into custody when they were caught in the act of dumping illegal building materials in a field.

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Notable Texan
9:49 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Producer Judd Payne to deliver PHS graduation keynote address

Judd Payne, keynote speaker scheduled for PHS graduation on June 1st, is head of production at Wind Dancer Films.
www.winddancer.com

PARIS - A Paris native and hollywood producer is set to speak to the Paris High School graduating class tonight at Wildcat Stadium.

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Weekend Weather
1:02 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Outdoors Weekend: Sun expected all weekend

Your Weekend Weather Forecast for Friday, June 1st
Daniel KETR

After a busy week for electricity companies and tree services, the storms that caused minor wind damage across the region have left the building.

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