News

School finance
8:23 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Judge sets trial date as more schools join finance lawsuit

AUSTIN - State District Judge John Dietz signed an order Monday establishing an October tentative trial date for Texas’ school finance lawsuits.

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Police and Courts
7:47 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Man convicted of child sexual assault gets lengthy term

GREENVILLE - Quinlan resident Michael Charles Hill has been issued two stacked life sentences for child molestation.

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Law Enforcement
7:17 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Commerce PD to add TASER to arsenal

The TASER X26
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COMMERCE - Commerce Police will soon undergo training before each is equipped with a taser in what the department says will significantly lower the risk of injury compared to physical force.

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Van Zandt County
8:09 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Local Airport Dubbed Most Improved for 2012

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AUSTIN - A general aviation airport in East Texas won top honors recently for structural and aesthetic improvements that eventually turned a financial liability into an economic asset for the community and the region.

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Children's Learning Center
5:32 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Report Declares Children’s Learning Center in Compliance

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COMMERCE - State officials have deemed the Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at Texas A&M University-Commerce to be in compliance with all state regulations after an incident at the facility reportedly left a girl’s elbow dislocated.

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Taxes
3:54 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Late tax filers at it again in Texas

BONHAM - Since April 15 fell on a Sunday, and Monday is Emancipation Day, eleventh-hour filers can push the deadline back until Tuesday.

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Standoff
8:38 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Shooting victim charged with assault on public servant

CHICOTA - A Lamar County man is said to have exchanged gunfire with multiple law enforcement officials Friday afternoon before he was subdued.  

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Police and Courts
7:41 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Back-to-back life sentences sought in Monday sentencing

GREENVILLE - A Hunt County man convicted on two counts of sexually molesting a child faces sentencing today. 

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War on Terror
5:38 am
Mon April 16, 2012

East Texans mourn the loss of 23-year-old soldier

Tanner Higgins
Photo by Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The body of a fallen soldier from Yantis will be received by his parents today following a deadly attack on the man’s unit in Afghanistan. 

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Severe weather
9:59 pm
Sun April 15, 2012

Northeast Texan reflects on residency in tornado-stricken Woodward

Screen grab from video of one of the Woodward tornados during a lightning flash after midnight on April 15th.
Photo by Patrick Marsh, National Severe Storms Laboratory

KETR's General Manager, Jerrod Knight, lived and worked in Woodward, OK radio and television for two years, from 2005 to 2007.

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