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Severe Weather potential prompts school closings


With the high potential for severe weather this afternoon, some schools are deciding to release their students early, so they can make it home to their families.Northeast Texas Schools

Commerce ISD - all afternoon/evening events have been canceled. Commerce Parks/Rec have canceled all evening games.

Paris ISD - (dismissing 30 min. early)

Sulphur Springs ISD - (buses will run 1 hour early )

Phoenix School - Greenville (1 p.m. release)

Greenville ISD - (45 minutes early)

Water Oak Elementary- Sulphur Springs (2 p.m. release)

Cooper ISD - (buses will run 20 min. early)

North Texas Schools

Preston Hollow Presbyterian School

American Montessori Academy

Westwood Montessori

Grace Academy of Dallas

The Kessler School

Episcopal School of Dallas

Shelton School

Dallas Catholic Diocese (Elementary Schools only)

Alvarado ISD

Cleburne ISD

Godley ISD

Grandview ISD

Maypearl ISD

Venus ISD


Any other school closings will be updated on this page. Stay tuned to KETR FM 88.9 for severe weather coverage, and to KETR.org for severe weather updates.

Daniel was born and raised in Commerce, TX, and has been a life-long listener of 88.9 KETR. After listening to ‘The Art of Sound’ with Mark Chapman as a child, he enjoyed the thought of being able to broadcast across NE Texas. He is now a Radio/Television student at Texas A&M University-Commerce and hopes to continue his work in radio after he graduates. He has been heard in the past as the host of ‘All Things Considered’, ‘Movie Picks with Alice Reese’ and ‘The Morning Bell’.
Mark Haslett has served at KETR since 2013. Since then, the station's news operation has enjoyed an increase in listener engagement and audience metrics, as well recognition in the Texas AP Broadcasters awards.