KBEC (1390 AM) is a Classic Texas AM broadcasting radio station that serves the Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman and southern Dallas and Tarrant counties in the north central Texas area, and is owned by Jim and Ann Phillips through Troubadour communications, LLC. The station was purchased in July 2011 from Jeanne Mosley, Sandra Howell and general manager Ken Roberts. KBEC has the distinction of being the longest family-owned station in Texas.. It has been family-owned since 1955 when it was founded by Faye and Richard Tuck. The Tuck family came to Waxahachie in 1952 to pursue dream of purchasing a radio station.