© 2023 88.9 KETR
Header Image 10-22.png
Public Radio for Northeast Texas
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
88.9 FM broadcast antenna upgrades are underway and will affect the ability to tune into the station for the duration. Our programming continues, however, via our live stream at ketr.org, on TuneIn radio, via the NPR app, and at Apple Music.

Nexii Building Products Plant In Commerce Expected To Employ 200

nexii_-_facebook.jpg
NEXUS II, Nexii, Facebook
/

Bonnie Hunter, executive director of the Commerce Economic Development Corp., says the NEXUS II company that has agreed to create a manufacturing facility in the former Covidien building on Maple Street, is expected to be open by the second quarter of 2022 and employ about 200 people.  NEXUS II, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is known for manufacturing Nexii construction panels, prominently used in Starbucks and Popeye's chicken buildings.  The company prides itself on its "green" manfacturing technology.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
Latest Episodes