Beth Jett

Beth Jett is a Southern Belle, born and raised in Scottsboro. She's back in the Tennessee Valley with her husband to raise their daughter, Sarah, born in December 2009, and to bring you the news you need to know in a way that you'll enjoy.

Beth is a 1994 graduate of the University of Alabama. She got her start in the media working at Huntsville TV and radio stations. After leaving Huntsville, she worked her way up in television broadcast news, making appearances on network news shows.

From 1996 to 2002, Beth served as anchor/reporter for WSFA in Montgomery. As a crime reporter there in 1996, she founded Montgomery Area Crimestoppers, which is still very active in solving crimes and prosecuting criminals. In 2002, Beth left Alabama for Wichita, Kansas, where she served as a weekend news anchor and reporter at KAKE-TV. There, she covered the arrest and prosecution of the BTK Serial Killer who kept Wichita on edge for 30 years.

In 2005, Beth moved to Minnesota to serve as a reporter and back-up anchor for KSTP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul. She was there when the 35W Bridge collapsed, killing 13 people and leaving the country paranoid over the safety of all bridges. In 2008, Beth became the Main Anchor and Managing Editor at KQDS-TV in Duluth, Minnesota, on the shores of Lake Superior. A devoted animal lover, Beth did a weekly report entitled "Animal Tales, " informing viewers of interesting stories about all kinds of animals and animal issues. Beth lead the FOX 21 news team to two Emmy awards.

Meanwhile, Sarah Elizabeth was born, bringing a new kind of love and happiness to Beth and her family. Sarah's grandparents live in Scottsboro and Bowling Green, Kentucky. They insisted on spoiling her and asked that it be convenient for them to do.

Thankfully, WHNT News 19 saved the day and welcomed Beth into its family, making it so that a trip to visit both sets of grandparents is only a car drive away! Thanks WHNT News 19, for Taking Action and Getting Results!

You can see Beth reporting weekdays on WHNT NEWS 19 This Morning. Beth also fills in for Michelle and Steve on the anchor desk.

Please feel free to email her about what's on your mind any time!

Recent Articles

  • Wildlife Managers Recommend Taking Most Native Animals Off Ban List Ordered in 2013

    Posted on: 1:21 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:53pm, March 3, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Wildlife rehabilitators in Alabama are breathing a collective sigh of relief. This past weekend, state wildlife...
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  • Outdoor Expo Saves Money with Food, Fun, Prizes and No Charge for Vendors

    Posted on: 7:07 am, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 07:29am, March 3, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -  There’s a money-saving event in Huntsville where attendees can enjoy all kinds of food, fellowship, music...
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  • Jemison, McNair Groundbreaking Draws Former Astronaut, Protesters

    Posted on: 6:19 am, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 03:02pm, February 28, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Construction is officially underway on the new Jemison High School and McNair Junior High School.  Crews...
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  • Harris Home Celebrates New Facilities but Asks for Help

    Posted on: 10:55 am, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 02:45pm, February 27, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Board members and staff of the Harris Home for Children gathered Thursday morning to celebrate with...
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  • Alabama Constitution Village to Undergo Renovations for Bicentennial Celebration

    Posted on: 12:47 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 01:10pm, February 26, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The executive director of the EarlyWorks Museum shared some exciting news with elected officials of Huntsville...
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  • North Alabama Small Businesses Get Big Boost from SLS Adapter Program

    Posted on: 2:30 pm, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 09:43am, February 26, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week, Marshall Space Flight Center will host its first Small Business Alliance meeting of the...
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  • Upscale Children’s Clothing and Furniture Sale Feb. 28-March 1, March 7-8

    Posted on: 6:58 am, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 10:05am, February 24, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – There’s a unique consignment sale coming up in Huntsville where parents will be able to find...
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  • Fort Payne Storm Damage: Apartments & Recycling Business Damaged, Some Injuries

    Posted on: 4:32 am, February 21, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:10pm, February 21, 2014

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – At least two people were injured when a strong storm system ripped through Fort Payne...
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  • Honor Presidents, Save Money

    Posted on: 5:20 am, February 17, 2014, by , updated on: 08:35am, February 17, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Happy President’s Day to you! It’s a great day to celebrate the leaders of our country...
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  • Shoals EMA Directors Call Winter Event A Success

    Posted on: 12:15 pm, February 13, 2014, by

    MUSCLE SHOALS and FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Emergency Management Agency directors in the Shoals are breathing easier now that the...
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  • Emergency Resources Coordinated Fast and Frugal

    Posted on: 2:32 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 07:44pm, February 12, 2014

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - From the beginning of the February winter weather event, state authorities have been coordinating efforts and...
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  • Snow in the Shoals Brings Headaches and Happiness

    Posted on: 2:26 pm, February 11, 2014, by

    LITTLEVILLE and RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – In Colbert County where roads were treacherous all morning long, crews made headway in...
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