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Abilene, Texas
Branding MeTV Abilene
Channels Analog: 40 (UHF)
Digital: KTXS-TV 12.3
Affiliations MeTV (2014–present)
Owner Bonten Media Group
(sale to Sinclair Broadcast Group pending)
(BlueStone License Holdings, Inc.)
First air date 1995; 22 years ago (1995)
Call letters' meaning TExaS
Former callsigns K40BM (1995–2001)
Former affiliations This TV, Telemundo
Transmitter power 52.7 kW
Class TX
Facility ID 64972

KTES-LD is the low-powered MeTV affiliate for the Abilene-Sweetwater television market. Founded in 1995 and owned by Bonten Media Group, it broadcasts on UHF channel 40. The station is also simulcast on the third digital subchannel of KTXS-TV. The station previously carried Telemundo, but switched to This TV on September 1, 2010.[1] Telemundo programming moved to KTAB-DT2 in 2014.


  1. ^ Adame, Jaime (August 27, 2010). "Telemundo giving way to This TV in Abilene". Abilene Reporter-News. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 

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