KETR's North by Northeast (TX) North by Northeast is a weekly conversation featuring knowledgeable guests and relevant topics that aim to provide context for what's happening and what matters in Northeast Texas. Topics include development, education, health care, the environment and the economy. Sports and fine arts are also featured.
KETR's North by Northeast (TX)

KETR's North by Northeast (TX)

From 88.9 KETR

North by Northeast is a weekly conversation featuring knowledgeable guests and relevant topics that aim to provide context for what's happening and what matters in Northeast Texas. Topics include development, education, health care, the environment and the economy. Sports and fine arts are also featured.

Most Recent Episodes

Audio: Rockwall Group Helps Victims Of Trafficking, Raises Awareness

Texas ranks second in the nation in reported cases of human trafficking. In the Dallas-Fort Worth area alone, this criminal industry is estimated to generate almost a hundred million dollars annually through the sale of forced labor. Many of the victims are minors forced into sexual service.

NCAA Culture Shift Afoot: College Athletes and Revenue

The state of California recently passed legislation, currently proposed to take effect in 2023, that could place the rights to generate revenue against a college athlete's own name, image, or likeness into the hands of the college athlete, something heretofore verboten by the NCAA in the name of amateurism. The legislation also proposes to prohibit the NCAA from blocking players or universities from competition if players do profit from their name/image/likeness (NIL) rights, and futher, would

Audio: History Profs Talk Past (And Future)

Texas A&M University-Commerce history professors Andrew Baker and Mylynka Kilgore Cardona discuss the Public History Project, recent partnerships between A&M-Commerce and area organizations, the East Texas War and Memory Project, and more.

Audio: Dr. Fred Fuentes Discusses Hispanic Students, HSI Initiative

Texas A&M University-Commerce is trying to become a Hispanic Serving Institution, a federal statistical category for institutions of higher learning. We talk about what it means, why it matters to A&M-Commerce, and the university's progress toward the goal. Guests include Dr. Fred Fuentes and Gina Segura from the enrollment office, and undergraduates Naeyli Fuentes (no relation) and Brayan Dicante.

Audio: Michael Meredith Discusses 'Dandy' Documentary on 'North by Northeast'

This Sunday's Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers game at AT&T Stadium will be far from an Ice Bowl. Kickoff-time temperature is forecast for the upper 80s, and even if a blue norther were to hit Arlington, it wouldn't matter inside the climate-controlled opulence of Jerryworld.

Audio: Michael Meredith Discusses 'Dandy' Documentary on 'North by Northeast'

North By Northeast: Banned Books Week

Next week is Banned Books Week ! On today's North by Northeast, we preview the annual event and talk about related topics with Texas A&M University-Commerce's Sarah Northam and Karen Roggenkamp! Northam is Head of Research and Instruction Services at James G. Gee Library and an Associate Professor in the Department of Literature and Languages. A&M-Commerce undergraduate Britt Beatte also joined in.

North by Northeast: Commerce City Leaders Discuss 'Reimagine Commerce'

This is North by Northeast, conversations that matter to Northeast Texas. On today's episode we discuss Reimagine Commerce . It's an ambitious proposal designed to make Commerce a better place to live and work. Much of the plan involves a redesign of some of the town's thoroughfares and that part has inspired some opposition as well as support.

Lands Along Creeks And Rivers Host Biodiversity

There's something special about the plants and animals that are found alongside naturally occurring bodies of water.

Collecting Veterans' History, One Story At A Time

In this edition of North by Northeast, KETR's Mark Haslett speaks with Andrew Baker, a professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce about the East Texas War and Memory Project, which documents the personal stories of veterans from our military and their loved ones.

Carthel, Lions seek another home-opener victory vs. U. Faith

There's all kinds of good news today at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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