Rusty Surette

Anchor/Reporter, Executive Producer

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Weeknights at 6PM and 10PM

surette@kbtx.com

979-595-1526

Rusty Surette anchors News Three at Six and Ten. He joined KBTX in May 2015.

Surette grew up in Port Arthur, Texas and began shooting video for local newscasts in his early teens.

After working as a news photographer in Beaumont, Tyler, Raleigh and Las Vegas, he moved to Lake Charles, Louisiana where he worked as a news anchor, reporter, assignment editor and weather reporter.

Rusty moved back home to Beaumont and was anchor of a morning show for KBTV-TV until he moved to Oklahoma City in 2007.

In Oklahoma City he covered multiple natural disasters, received many awards for investigative journalism and became an Executive Producer at KWTV, the CBS affiliate.

In Oklahoma Rusty also served as the regional director of communications for the American Red Cross and deployed to major disasters in Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi.

Rusty enjoys storm chasing, photography and anything Cajun.

He has an Associate's Degree in Personal Training and Exercise Science from Heritage College.


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