Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

GREENVILLE - A local man is facing up to life in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery.

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Winter has come and gone here in Northeast Texas, but apparently Mother Nature has different plans for the Northeastern states.

Think before you post

Apr 20, 2012

As social media becomes more integrated into our lives, it is becoming more obvious that job seekers should be careful what they post online.

Fair fun

Apr 19, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

Over 60 vintage vehicles converged on Cooper for the "Showdown on the Square" Car & Truck Show on  Saturday, April 14 in combination with the Delta County Fair.

Deadline not the 15th this year...

Commerce ISD sends 25 to UIL Academic Regionals

Apr 14, 2012
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COMMERCE - With over 400 points tallied, Commerce High School competed well against other district competitors at the UIL academic competition held April 5 at the school.

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A powerful upper level storm system is set to move through North Texas late tonight through tomorrow. As always, KETR is poised to deliver up-to-the-minute information, as the situation may warrant.

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GREENVILLE -  Greenville Police Chief Daniel Busken has received the 2012 Innovation Award from the Texas Police Chief’s Association.

Get ready to... Tee-ball!

Apr 13, 2012
Photo by Joe Willerth

KETR intern and radio television student Craig Shelton takes us through practice of a local tee-ball team ahead of their season debut.

COMMERCE - Commerce Independent School District is seeking nominations to its Hall of Honor.  Established in 2010, the Hall of Honor recognizes former CHS or Norris School students who have had a distinguished career and staff members who have made a significant impact on the students of CISD or Norris School.

PARIS - Rafael Gonzales, a Paris Junior College radiology technology student from Wolfe City, has been accepted to the 2012 International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) Delegation on Medicine.

A local mans sky high hopes for an unusual object he found outside of his residents, came crashing back to Earth Thursday.

Darron Harris New Assistant Director of the Mesquite Metroplex Center

Apr 12, 2012

COMMERCE—Darron Harris, alumnae of Texas A&M University-Commerce, recently accepted the position of assistant director of the A&M-Commerce Mesquite Metroplex Center.

A local man should know later today whether or not he’s found an object that’s out of this world, or just a rock.

Helping citizens arrive home safely

Apr 12, 2012

PARIS - A designated driver program started by a Lamar County couple on the heels of their son’s tragic death is making great strides just four months since its inception.

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