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Commerce ISD Has Bus Driver Shortage Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

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Commerce ISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman says the recent COVID-19 surge has caused a shortage of bus drivers. The Commerce ISD is asking parents to bring their children to school and pick them up in the afternoon until further notice. Buses will continue to transport anyone who needs transportation, but parents and students should expect service delays.

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Dr. John Mark Dempsey is an associate professor of radio-television at A&M-Commerce, part of the department of Literature and Languages. He works part-time as a news announcer-producer for the Texas State Network in Dallas. Dr. Dempsey was the first student to broadcast on KETR back in 1975 and was also the first person to broadcast Commerce Tigers football on the station (as a student.)
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