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

  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

Angelina health officials say residents will soon be able to register online for COVID-19 vaccination

  Game warden recounts search for man who drowned in Attoyac River

Lufkin ISD offering incentives to recruit new bus drivers within district

  Family members say Trinity county fire chief left impact on community

Lufkin’s Jones Park new walking trail complete, open to the public

  Video: Police release 911 call, bodycam from night son fatally stabbed his mother in Lufkin store

2 arrested after high-speed chase begins in Lufkin, ends in Nacogdoches

Plea deal reached for woman accused of abusing, neglecting cancer-stricken son

Family Crisis Center holds Human Trafficking Awareness event at Angelina County Courthouse

Livingston woman survives COVID-19 after nearly two weeks on ventilator

  Hospice industry working to adapt to unique COVID-19 situations

Lukfin ISD encountering bus transportation issues, shortage of drivers

Jacksonville ISD employees started testing for COVID-19 this week

Jacksonville first responders receive first round of COVID-19 Moderna vaccine

  Hudson police identify 1 of 2 suspects in convenience store robbery, shooting

  Nacogdoches photographer says memories were most valuable items stolen in studio burglary

  Firework stands across East Texas experience shipping shortage due to COVID-19 pandemic

  Lufkin dentist attributes increase in dental visits to pandemic delays

Lufkin State Supported Living Center begins administering COVID-19 vaccines