Maggie Contreras

Executive Producer

POSTED: 1:54 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 3:37 PM Jan 13 2015

Maggie Contreras is the executive producer  at KTXS.

Originally from New Hampshire, Maggie lived in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Tennessee before moving to the great state of Texas.

Maggie gained her love for news while working for her high school TV station, KGLE, at Allen High School in the DFW metroplex. She then went on to spend the best four years of her life at the University of Missouri in the Missouri School of Journalism. MIZ! In college, she reported and produced for the Mizzou-owned NBC affiliate, KOMU.

She moved to Abilene right out of college in May 2011 to work as the 6/10 producer. For the past 3 years, Maggie has had her hands on every news show produced at KTXS.

When she’s not at work, Maggie enjoys spending time with friends, playing with her basset mix, Anni, and curling up with a good book.


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North Abilene DWI hit and run

Man flees accident, arrested for DWI in Abilene

The Abilene Police Department arrested a 46-year-old Hispanic male after he reportedly left the scene of an accident.


Arrest made for aggravated robbery at Mall of Abilene

A 22-year-old Abilene man has been arrested for an aggravated robbery that occurred Monday in the parking lot – near Best Buy – at the Mall of Abilene.

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Abilene woman assaulted while walking home

Abilene police are investigating a report of assault on an Abilene woman while she was walking home Monday afternoon.

Angela Lara

Jury selected for animal cruelty trial in Abilene

The trial of Angela Lara, 29, began Tuesday with jury selection.

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Abilene police recruiting for upcoming police academy

The Abilene Police Department is accepting applications for the police academy’s Class 53.

Abilene police investigate theft of thousands of dollars of jewelry

An Abilene business is missing nearly $5,000 in antique jewelry.

Man who led Abilene police on Monday chase ID'd

Abilene police have identified a man they said fled from officers late Monday near Westmoreland and North 6th Street as 22-year-old Joshua Flores.

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Bitter Creek Water Supply customers back to normal

Water problems for Bitter Creek Water Supply customers should be resolved according to the company.

Joseph Lapp

Abilene man under investigation for child neglect

Abilene police arrested Joseph Lapp, 30, after allegedly finding him in a hotel room Wednesday with drugs in the presence of a young child.


3.5 magnitude earthquake hits Snyder area

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit Scurry County Tuesday afternoon.

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Taylor County Sheriff’s Department sends 2 deputies to NYPD funeral

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Department will be represented by two deputies in New York City at a funeral for a fallen officer.

Car smashed by train after getting stuck on tracks near Putnam

A man from the Dallas/ Fort Worth area walked away with no injuries after a train hit his car Monday afternoon. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in Callahan County, just east of Putnam.





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