Jeff Chavez

Jeff Chavez

News Content Gatherer

East Texas

Jeff Chavez is a news content gatherer for KLTV 7.

He graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Jeff worked for news stations in Killeen and Corpus Christi before joining the KLTV 7 news team.

He is a former professional actor who grew up in Palestine, Texas.


  • University of Texas at Dallas, Bachelor of Arts

Recent Articles by Jeff

  WebXtra: Ellen Trout Zoo’s recent challenges

  WebXtra: City of Palestine searching for new library location

WEBXTRA: Texas African American Museum commemorates Black History Month

  WATCH: Longview Jalen Hale dodges five tackles on score

  WATCH: Marshall running back cannot be tackled on TD run

  WATCH: Chapel Hill pick-6 gets them on the board against Lindale

  WATCH: Kilgore strikes first with 39-yard TD run

  WATCH: Tyler Legacy’s Jamarion Miller scores from 60 yards out

WATCH: Henderson’s JJ Jackson bobbles in TD grab

‘Our time of need is now’: Nonprofits feel financial impact of COVID-19

  District unveils plaque dedicated to burned Jacksonville high school

  City of Elkhart proclaims Feb. 2 as ‘Jeff Wilson Jr. Day’ to celebrate 49ers running back

Storm damages roof of multicultural charitable organization in Palestine

  Truck fire damages Cherokee County commercial building, misses propane tanks inside

Animal shelter in Jacksonville kicks off ‘Roaring 20s’ with free dog adoptions

  Jacksonville students honored for quick thinking, life-saving actions

  Radio theater in Palestine to hold live, authentic broadcast of The War of the Worlds

Can you handle the heat? City of Palestine to host 2019 Hot Pepper Festival

  Trial begins for woman accused of threatening to blow up Smith County Sheriff’s Office

ETBU adds lacrosse to sports lineup

Jacksonville woman celebrates 105th birthday with visit from mayor

  Professional chefs teach Region 7 nutrition personnel skills to make meals healthy, appealing to kids

Old Anderson County Jail transforms into set for upcoming film, ‘Four My Brothers’

City leaders offer preview of renovated Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville ahead of grand opening

Volunteer who helped grow ‘century plant’ in Jacksonville: ‘It’s a metaphor for our town’

Spring in full bloom as flowers of all types blossom across East Texas

  ‘It’s scary to go home’: Alto woman describes assault that hospitalized husband

  Police arrest armed robbery suspect accused of duct-taping clerk, setting customer on fire