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Garrett family expands its KBEC, Waxahachie investment into The Texas Theater

By KBEC staff Miranda Lambert once sang on the stage of the Texas Theater in downtown Waxahachie. A Johnny Cash-themed satellite radio show even once broadcasted live from the third story. Thanks to a local family dedicated to preserving and promoting Waxahachie, The Texas Theater will once again have its …

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Waxahachie’s Haley Schoolfield named Big 12 Coach of the Year, leads equestrian team to national tournament

KBEC Sports report FORT WORTH — Waxahachie continues to leave its mark on the collegiate equestrian national scene through longtime director Haley Schoolfield. The Big-12 Conference has also recently recognized the head coach as the most outstanding in its conference.  Schoolfield, a Waxahachie resident and Director of Equestrian at Texas Christian …

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Local businessman, wife announce purchase of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM in Waxahachie

KBEC report The longest-running, independently-owned radio station in Texas will change hands this week, as the sale of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM has cleared all hurdles and neared the signature finish line. Jon Garrett, a longtime Waxahachie resident and successful under-40 businessman, is set to finalize paperwork Thursday and take ownership of the station …

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Waxahachie’s Mya Williams named Player, Freshman of the Year in NJCAA DI conference, region

KBEC Sports report HUTCHINSON, KS — Led by freshman Mya Williams, the Hutchinson Community College women’s basketball team had several members earn spots and win individual awards on the 2022 NJCAA Women’s Division I All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and All-Region VI teams released on Monday. Williams was named the …

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