Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas is an award-winning multimedia journalist for KTRE. He joined the team in June 2020 and is excited to come home.

Jeremy is an East Texas native. He grew up in Sabine County and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and History.

Prior to joining KTRE, Jeremy worked for a sister station, KXII-TV in Sherman, Texas and Ardmore, Oklahoma for nearly five years. His worked covered parts of North Texas and Southeast Oklahoma as a news reporter, weekend sports anchor/reporter and morning news anchor. During his time, Jeremy helped KXII win “Best Sportscast” in 2019 from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, “Best Sportscast” in 2018 and 2017 presented by the Arkansas/Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters and “Best Long-Form Sports Programming” in 2016 from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters.

One of his favorite quotes comes from the poet Mary Oliver: “Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” For Jeremy, those are not only words to live by, but they apply to how he approaches each story, as well.

If you have a story idea or just want to say “hello,” feel free to email him at

Recent Articles by Jeremy

New O’Reilly Auto Parts location slated to open in Hemphill in early 2021, HQ says

  Lufkin business organizes toy drive for Louisiana hurricane survivors

  Forest Service urges East Texas hunters to be safe and help prevent wildfires

  SFA nursing grads tackle master’s program while facing challenges brought on by pandemic

  WATCH: Can anyone stop Carthage?

  Rural East Texas counties see spikes in their early voting turnouts

  TxDOT seeks public input on proposal to widen U.S. Highway 96

  Construction underway on SFA’s new Culinary Café

  Emergency financial assistance available to help with Hurricane Laura recovery efforts

  Training held to improve water quality for Attoyac Bayou Watershed

  Kirbyville CISD uses video app to engage students during COVID-19 pandemic

  Nacogdoches sees success with first drive-in movie hosted at airport

  Fishing tournaments provide local economic boost

  Deep East Texas linemen assist power restoration efforts in hard-hit Louisiana

  Doctors urge women to continue breast cancer screenings

  Wreath-laying ceremony held at Shelby County Veterans Memorial

  Hit hard by 'Laura,’ Newton County prepares for possible ‘Delta’ impacts

  Locally-owned movie theater says ‘the show must go on’ when it’s safe

  Local communities host first responders for National Night Out

  East Texas bull rider makes comeback from injury to claim victory

  44th Annual East Texas Poultry Festival underway in Shelby County

  Search continues for Wells infant

  Weakened trees cause issues in Deep East Texas after tropical disturbances

  Hemphill Care Center allows visitors for first time in nearly 7 months

  SFA to hold in-person commencement ceremonies in December 2020

  Officials prepare for possible impacts from Tropical Depression Beta

  Local eatery dedicates sandwich to East Texas man who died in accident

  East Texas legislators seek statewide broadband plan

  City of San Augustine seeks federal assistance after natural disasters

  National Watermelon Queen, farm make East Texas proud