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A district game that had significant meaning for playoff position, the Commerce Tigers traveled to face the Caddo Mills Foxes to end the regular season in 2014. Commerce's starting quarterback Tre Wilson and WR/CB Tre Wilson honored their father Mendy Wilson who had passed away during the week by wearing jerseys to honor him and by winning a thrilling game in overtime.

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The A&M-Commerce Lions vs the Tarleton Texans on 11-8-14. In a roller-coaster game, the Lions fell behind 28-21 at the end of the first half. Receiving to start the 2nd half, the Lions were set near midfield after a Tarleton penalty and 4 plays later had tied the score at 28.

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KETR visited another small, local community for its Game of the Week to call the Muenster Hornets at the Cumby Trojans. A classic rural Texas football game, both teams showed strong defense in the redzone and the halftime score was 7-0 Muenster. 

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After a few weeks of continuing our talk of the use of tasers in schools, we concluded by asking for your opinion, and you gave it!

Listen as Daniel Starks reads some of your comments on the matter on this week's The Morning Bell.

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After a recent letter was sent from the ACLU of Texas to the Texas Education Agency asking them to ban the use of tasers in schools, Daniel Starks spoke with Commerce Independent School District Chief of Police, Joe Venable to get his take on the matter, since he is on the front line every day when it comes to disorderly conduct in schools.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, along with six other organizations, have asked the Texas Education Agency to stop the use of tasers by law enforcement in schools.

Daniel Starks talks with Matt Simpson, Policy Strategist for the ACLU of Texas, about the letter they sent and why they got involved this week on The Morning Bell.

The final game of the season had the Commerce Tigers attempting to play spoiler to the Caddo Mills Foxes' playoff hopes.

Play by Play:  John Mark Dempsey

Color Analyst:  Kevin Jefferies

Producer:  Mark Haslett

KETR TAPB Newscast Entry 2:  4-11-13.  Mark Haslett.

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The Commerce Tigers fell to the Pleasant Grove Hawks in a nail-biter for the second year in a row.

Play by Play: Kevin Jefferies

Color Analyst:  Brian Ball

Producer:  Jerrod Knight

The A&M-Commerce Lions posted their best season in years and this game marked the second victory of the season over a ranked opponent, handing Tarleton State their first conference loss of the season.

Play by Play:  Charlie Chitwood

Color Analysis:  Brock Callaway

Producer:  Cooper Welch

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The A&M-Commerce Music Department was able to secure a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York, and KETR's Jerrod Knight did a live broadcast from the event.  After, News Director Scott Harvey produced a light feature highlighting the special event.  Jerrod Knight reporter, Scott Harvey producer.

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Each Year, Commerce hosts a special local music program based on "American Idol".  Daniel Starks reports.

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After tornadoes damaged many homes across the region, a local community hosted a festival to help some hurt the most by the storms.  Scott Harvey reports.

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KETR lost a great friend and volunteer when Bob Aikin passed away.  Jerrod Knight honored Aikin as part of KETR's regular weekly news magazine, The Lead.

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