Texas A&M University-Commerce News

This page curates KETR's news stories related to Texas A&M University-Commerce.

SACS submits formal notification of lifted warning

Jan 23, 2012

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce has received a formal response announcing that the warning issued by the school’s accrediting agency has been lifted.

Arrest warrant issued in campus stabbing

Jan 17, 2012

COMMERCE - A former student at Texas A&M University-Commerce has been ordered the turn himself in to authorities following a stabbing incident on campus.

Whitley Hall deemed structurally sound

Jan 17, 2012
Photo by Scott Harvey

COMMERCE - Structural engineers from JQ Dallas, LLP declared Whitley Hall at Texas A&M University-Commerce to be structurally sound January 16 following an inspection of the building.

Paris building collapses, scattering debris

Jan 17, 2012

PARIS - No injuries were reported after a vacant building in downtown Paris collapsed Monday afternoon.

COMMERCE - Funeral services were pending Monday for George Ellis, the Texas A&M University-Commerce student who died Saturday of natural causes.

Scott Harvey / KETR

COMMERCE - Officials at Texas A&M University-Commerce say that no students were injured after dozens of pieces of brick fell from near the top of Whitley Hall Sunday night.  

A&M-Commerce student dies of natural causes

Jan 14, 2012

COMMERCE - University Police at A&M-Commerce are reporting the death of a 61-year-old student early Saturday morning.

COMMERCE - Campus improvements were again on full display during Thursday’s Spring Assembly at Texas A&M University-Commerce, as another year has brought about more positive change. 

Blackouts delay university operations Thursday

Jan 12, 2012

COMMERCE - Officials at Texas A&M University-Commerce were working to permanently restore power to campus as of 3:15 p.m. after intermittent outages had crippled the campus since late Thursday morning.

More than 50 years of musical memories

Jan 12, 2012

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce students returning to campus next week for the spring semester will notice yet another transformation, as the former Music Building has been torn down.

No arrests made in campus stabbing

Jan 9, 2012

COMMERCE - The victim of a stabbing on the A&M-Commerce campus Friday afternoon has since been released from the hospital after treatment to his left calf. 


ROCKWALL - A former chairman of the East Texas State University Board of Regents and distinguished alumnus was laid to rest over the weekend.

Friday stabbing leaves male victim hospitalized

Jan 6, 2012

COMMERCE - University Police at Texas A&M University-Commerce are investigating an apparent stabbing that occurred early Friday afternoon on campus.