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

  • Snack Healthy for Dollars a Month

    Posted on: 6:22 am, January 27, 2014, by , updated on: 11:08am, January 27, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Over the next several weeks, many people in the Tennessee Valley will be thinking about their...
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  • Man Dies, Wife Critical After Governors Drive Wreck

    Posted on: 9:44 am, January 25, 2014, by , updated on: 04:32pm, January 25, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)  -  Huntsville Police responded to a wreck this morning on Governors Drive at Harvard Road. Police say...
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  • Huntsville Police Questioning Person of Interest in Saturday Morning Homicide

    Posted on: 9:19 am, January 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:39pm, January 25, 2014

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  What started as a domestic disturbance ended with a Huntsville man dead. Around midnight Saturday...
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  • Education Leaders Gather for Chamber Breakfast

    Posted on: 9:50 am, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 09:31am, January 24, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The top decision makers for the three largest school districts in North Alabama started their day...
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  • ISS Astronaut Chris Cassidy Visits Marshall Space Flight Center

    Posted on: 11:08 am, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 12:56pm, January 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) – Astronaut Chris Cassidy, who lived and worked six months as an Expedition 36 flight engineer...
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  • Parsons Announces Candidacy for State School Board

    Posted on: 9:15 am, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 09:45am, January 21, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Mike Parsons, a retired Air Force Colonel and former Butler High school teacher, is throwing his...
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    Jim Parsons announces candidacy for the state school board. (Photo: Beth Jett/WHNT News 19)
  • Sold-Out Crowd Attends MLK Unity Breakfast at VBC

    Posted on: 9:03 am, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 12:13pm, January 20, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Monday morning, some 1,300 people packed the North Hall of Huntsville’s Von Braun Center for the 29th...
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  • MoneySmart Program Teaches Tricks for Individuals and Business Owners

    Posted on: 6:20 am, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 08:49am, January 20, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -  When it comes to saving money, sometimes you just may need a few pointers as to...
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  • Mayor Launches Healthy Huntsville Initiative to Combat Unappetizing Statistics

    Posted on: 1:02 pm, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 03:07pm, January 17, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – We’re ending the third week of January and for those who resolved to eat better, get...
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  • Huntsville Airport Authority Defends Incentive Plan to Airline Representatives

    Posted on: 10:30 am, January 14, 2014, by , updated on: 02:15pm, January 14, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Members of the Huntsville Airport Authority met face to face Tuesday morning with representatives of several...
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  • Graduation Rate in Huntsville Up by 14 Percentage Points Since 2011 After Much Turnover

    Posted on: 2:04 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 08:05pm, January 13, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville City Schools will begin the hiring process for new teachers next week. That’s according to...
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  • How to Save Yourself from Medical Bills that can Bankrupt Families

    Posted on: 11:00 am, January 13, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -  WHNT NEWS 19 is taking action to help you keep your sanity when it comes to...
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