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Art in the Evening
8:14 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Evan Jones Trio bassist Pitts finds 'message' in music

Chris Pitts plays bass for the Tyler-based Evan Jones Trio.
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The American psychologist Abraham Maslov said “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, and a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.”

Those words have living evidence in the form of a young double bass player named Chris Pitts. 

A native of Long Beach, Calif., Pitts spent the majority of his youth in the creative melting pot of Seattle. Pitts’ introduction to music came behind a drum set in high school band. After graduation, Pitts almost joined the military, but after his family moved to Texas, Pitts decided to try college.

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A&M-Commerce
7:52 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Tyler Junior College partnership announced

Tyler Junior College President Mike Metke, Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan R. Jones and Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs Adolfo Benavides affirm partnership between institutions.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce and Tyler Junior College have formally announced their partnership to simplify the transfer process for students transitioning from associate degree programs at Tyler Junior College into bachelor’s degree programs at A&M-Commerce. The statement came on Dec. 19.

The three-year partnership goes into effect Dec. 20, 2013, and will allow Tyler Junior College students to complete their four-year degrees through A&M-Commerce via online courses, on-campus classes or a combination of the two.

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Election
8:27 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Do Alcohol Sales Have a Negative Impact on Texas Cities?

Smith County Sheriff J. B. Smith
www.smith-county.com

TYLER - Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith says results of a survey he conducted with more than two dozen Texas cities indicate the introduction of alcohol sales does not increase crime or litter.

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Tyler Hero
7:03 am
Thu January 5, 2012

Woman saved by Meals on Wheels volunteer

KETK NBC Tyler

A “Meals on Wheels” volunteer is responsible for saving a woman from a two-alarm house fire in Tyler Tuesday.

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