Texas A&M University-Commerce News

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


6:37 am
Tue January 31, 2012

Transportation in Hunt County moving forward

FM 1570 extension from State Highway 66 to U.S. Highway 380

COMMERCE - After nearly two years of research and meetings, the Hunt County Transportation Planning Committee is ready for the next leg of their draft plan after presentations before the public. 

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
2:11 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Violent Universe showing at A&M-Commerce planetarium

COMMERCE - Beginning Friday, February 3, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium will begin showing  “Violent Universe,” which will be offered at 8 p.m. every Friday night through April 13.

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8:56 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

New program brings vast opportunities to region

Cutting the ribbon are (From left to right): Beatrice Martinez, Dr. Dan Jones, Buddy Echols, Juan Carlos Cue Vega, Blake Cooper and Maria Garza, symbolizing the start of the Commerce Community Plaza.
Photo by Paul Bryan

COMMERCE - The future for Hispanic families in Northeast Texas is bright thanks to the induction of a Mexican Consulate-sanctioned Community Plaza in Commerce.

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Accreditation status
3:49 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

SACS submits formal notification of lifted warning

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.

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Campus stabbing
1:16 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Arrest warrant issued in campus stabbing

Caution tape outlines the scene of the Jan. 6 incident at New Pride Apartments on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.

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.

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12:18 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Whitley Hall deemed structurally sound

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.

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Building collapse
8:25 am
Tue January 17, 2012

Paris building collapses, scattering debris

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

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
5:43 am
Mon January 16, 2012

Student to be laid to rest this week in Sulphur Springs

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

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
10:35 pm
Sun January 15, 2012

TAMU-C officials investigate falling debris at Whitley Hall

The collapsed brick leaves a black square at the top of Whitley Hall with pieces of debris scattered across the northern section of the parking lot.
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.  

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