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East Texas man among 2 killed in Rowlett head-on crash

ROWLETT, Texas (KETK) — Two men died in a head-on crash in Rowlett early Tuesday morning. According to Texas DPS, a 1993 Nissan pickup, driven by Troy Coates, 62, of Emory, was traveling the wrong way going northbound in the southbound lanes on President George Bush Turnpike near Lakeview Pkwy. The pickup then struck a […]
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10-week-old Ranger is looking for a forever home

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Kat Cortelyou, director of operations for SPCA East Texas, joined East Texas Live to show off their 10-week-old furry friend, Ranger. Ranger and his siblings were abandoned when they were very small and now he is as healthy and joyful as can be. Cortelyou shared that the holidays are a perfect […]

21 indicted in Tyler for $300 million in cryptocurrency money laundering schemes

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – 21 people have been charged for their roles in money laundering networks after a years-long investigation, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. According to court documents unsealed on Wednesday, the networks include those that laundered millions of dollars stolen from U.S. fraud victims through romance scams, business email compromises, technical support […]

Texas drag show draws protestors, counter-protestors

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The show “A Drag Queen Christmas” went on as planned on Nov. 29, while also drawing protestors and counter-protestors. The show had an increased police presence along with protestors and counter-protestors who were asked to move further away from the venue at times. As was previously reported by our sister station, […]

Beckville beats Frankston 42-29 on the road

FRANKSTON, Texas (KETK) — We had an early season matchup of top 15 teams Tuesday night in Frankston, as the Indians hosted the Beckville Bearcats. Beckville got out to a hot start in the first quarter and was able to lead all the way through, knocking off the tribe 42-29, and starting the season with […]

Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute opens in Tyler

TYLER, Texas (KETK) — CHRISTUS Health and Texas-Oncology collaborated to build the Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute, which had its grand opening in Tyler on Tuesday. The new clinic is an 85,000-foot facility with about 3,000 feet designated for research space. The facility has specialized areas for radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, hematology, and medical […]

Rollover wreck on Loop 323 and Kinsey Drive

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Tyler Fire Department responded to a wreck at the intersection of Kinsey Drive and Loop 323 on Tuesday. A GMC was completely turned over on its back near the Discount Tire. A firetruck and ambulance were also at the scene. The wreck was called into police as a pin-in accident […]

Tuesday Night Forecast: Much colder for Wednesday!

TUESDAY NIGHT: Passing clouds and getting colder. Lows in the low-to-mid-40s. Wind: NE 10-15 mph. WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly. Highs in the low-50s. Wind: NE 10-15 mph. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy and slightly warmer. Low: 35. High: 57. Wind: E 5-10 mph. FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with a 10% chance of rain. Low: 49. High: 67. […]