354th District Court

Grand jury scheduled to continue

Aug 18, 2014
Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

The latest edition of the Hunt County grand jury is scheduled to continue this week and may consider whether or not to issue indictments in three shootings from earlier this year.

The panel convenes Friday for the second session of its six month term, during which local prosecutors will present evidence in felony cases for consideration by the 354th District Court.

Trials for CPS: Three rescheduled

Feb 19, 2014

The trials for three people indicted in connection with an investigation of the local Child Protective Services (CPS) office are currently scheduled to be conducted in May and June.

Trial dates had been set for March 10 for Laura Ard, Natalie Ausbie Reynolds and Rebekah Thonginh Ross.

All three were indicted by the Hunt County grand jury in September.

Woman given prison sentence in manslaughter case

Feb 12, 2014
Commerce Police Department

A Commerce woman was sentenced to prison Tuesday, after earlier pleading guilty to a charge of manslaughter in connection with the November 2012 stabbing death of a Greenville man.

Myeisha Simone Garcia was sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Institutional Division, following the sentencing hearing in the 354th District Court, according to Hunt County District Attorney Noble D. Walker Jr.

Commerce Police Department

A Commerce woman charged with murder involved in the stabbing death of a Greenville man also has a trial pending on an unrelated indictment alleging she assaulted a Commerce Police officer.

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An attorney has been appointed for a Hunt County man charged with trying to run over firefighters.

Judge Approves More DNA Testing in Woodruff Case

Dec 13, 2012

A state district judge has approved a second-round of DNA testing on evidence from a 2005 double homicide near Royse City.

Third Indictment Handed Down in Child Endangerment

Dec 11, 2012
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A third local resident has been indicted on multiple charges of child endangerment for allegedly exposing small children to a variety of illegal drugs.

Two Charges Dropped in Family Violence Case

Dec 11, 2012

Two aggravated assault indictments filed against a local man in connection with a reported family violence case have been dismissed.

Second Guilty Party Charged in Newman Case

Oct 25, 2012

A Greenville man has been found guilty of murder in connection with a 2011 shooting death in the city.

GREENVILLE - Republican Keith Willeford has announced his candidacy for judge of the 354th District Court.