T'Ebonie Tanner

T'Ebonie Tanner


East Texas

T’Ebonie Tanner joined the KTRE News 9 team in November of 2019 as a Reporter/MMJ.

T’Ebonie was born in Kansas, but raised in Jasper, Alabama. She graduated from the University of North Alabama where she earned her bachelor’s in communications: multimedia journalism. While at UNA, she interned for WAFF 48 News station in the sales department.

Before moving to Texas, T’Ebonie was a production assistant for ABC 33/40 News in Birmingham, AL.

T’Ebonie is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

She enjoys reading, spontaneous road trips, trying out new food places and spending time with loved ones. She is excited to call East Texas her new home and to report on the stories that matter most.

To send her stories ideas, email her at ttanner@ktre.com


  • University of North Alabama, Commmunications

Recent Articles by T'Ebonie

  Lufkin’s financial opportunity center helps small business owners grow by providing loan assistance, entrepreneurial advice

Groveton High School students are giving back with their ‘Kicks for Kids’ program

  Attorney speaks out about lawsuit against Angelina County Commissioner Cheshire

Lufkin officials predict increase in voting numbers due to mayoral race

  Non-profit working at legislative level to create workplace bereavement leave policy

  Behind the Rescue: Firefighter explains freeing German shepherd trapped under truck

  Family irate after accused killer of Sabine County teenager released on bond

  East Texas 5th grader raises $10K for fallen DPS officer’s family at Houston County Youth Fair

  Lufkin Police catch alleged truck thieves in Burke

  Student gathered over 1,000 pounds of trash, logged 73 hours in effort to clean up Nacogdoches

Central High School senior started competing at Angelina County Fair at age 6

  Angelina County commissioner resigns citing shifting priorities

Lufkin NAACP investigating claims of racial discrimination at Lufkin ISD

Veterans receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination in Lufkin

Huntington ISD keeps mask requirement, awaiting end of month board meeting

Lufkin ISD keeping mask requirement following state guidance

Angelina County health officials encourage residents to continue to wear masks

CISC preps for free food distribution after winter storm

  Utah plumbing crew helps Angelina County homeowners with winter weather repairs

  Potential new biomass plant coming to Lufkin

The city of Nacogdoches opens new information call center for city services

  New owners, old business: Redland’s drive-in theatre returning to Lufkin

  Wounded veteran receives free, trained canine to help cope with disabilities

Ellen Trout Zoo prepares for extreme winter weather this weekend

Angelina County commissioners ready to hire county engineer for unit road system project

Angelina County shares plan to move vaccine sign-up online

  D’s Roots Market strives to bring more business to North Lufkin

  Lufkin’s Salvation Army getting canteen/disaster vehicle to help in community

  Lufkin mayor Bob Brown will not seek re-election

  Lufkin ISD requires all students to wear masks