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Sept. 28 Morning Newscast

  • Hank Blackburn, 14, of Paris, was last seen around 2 a.m. on Monday. The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone knowing his whereabouts school call the sheriff’s office at 903-737-2400.
  • Media conferences in Commerce and Frisco today are expected to confirm Texas A&M University-Commerce’s move into the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision’s Southland Conference in 2022.
  • Police arrested two people Monday in Greenville after a high-speed chase on State Highway 24 and Interstate 30.
  • Lamar County is considering an expansion of its county jail.
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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.)