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

  Long-term care facility hit hard by COVID-19 receives vaccine

  Nacogdoches rallies around officer, wife with cancer

  Fourth generation takes over Shelby County plant nursery

  East Texas legislators talk about upcoming 87th Legislature

  ‘End of an era:’ Final demolition underway at Cudlipp Forestry Center

  1 dead, toddler injured in Livingston shooting

  Groveton mayor dies from COVID-19 complications

  Rural East Texas funeral homes overwhelmed with spike in pandemic-related deaths

  East Texas pastors react to shooting at Starrville church

East Texas doctors discuss possible pandemic baby boom

Woodland Heights Medical Center’s first baby of 2021 arrived on New Year’s Day

  First Black sheriffs take office in Polk, Newton counties

  Newton County sheriff hangs up badge after more than 50 years in law enforcement

  Rural East Texas hospitals dealing with impacts of COVID-19

Fire officials investigating Christmas-Day fire that seriously damaged Woodville apartment

  National Weather Service confirms tornadoes went through Jasper & Newton Counties

  San Augustine Co. residents voice concerns over proposed oil and gas waste disposal site

  TWDB allocates $2.79M for wastewater, flood protection projects in East Texas

  East Texas children’s letters to Santa including heartfelt requests

  Carthage High School students deliver supplies to SW Louisiana

  Several East Texas school districts switch to remote learning for the rest of the year

  ‘We lost a national treasure:’ East Texans remember Charley Pride

  WATCH: Carthage’s Mason Courtney goes untouched on 72-yard score

  Experts give tips on avoiding porch pirates

  Thieves hunting for items to steal from camps, leases

  Community comes together to repair headstone at Hemphill City Cemetery

  Service held in Center to honor those who served and died at Pearl Harbor

  WATCH: Kilgore and Lindale lighting up the scoreboard

  Fuller Springs VFD creates Junior Program

  Hurricane relief drive being held by Carthage High School students