Gregory Poteet

Punishment issued in Hunt County murder case

Oct 25, 2011

GREENVILLE - Caddo Mills resident Randall Douglas Smith has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to the murder of Gregory Poteet.

GREENVILLE - The punishment for convicted murderer Randall Douglas Smith will have to wait two more weeks after a judge grants a pre-sentence investigation.

GREENVILLE - Sentencing is expected to conclude Wednesday for Randall Douglas Smith, following his confession Monday to the 2009 murder of a fellow Caddo Mills resident.

GREENVILLE - There will be no trial in the case of slain Caddo Mills resident Gregory Poteet, after the accused murderer admits guilt.

GREENVILLE - Jury selection begins Monday in the 2009 murder of a Caddo Mills man.

Randal Douglas Smith is currently free on bond. He’s pleaded not guilty to the shooting of Gregory Poteet, who was found dead inside a pickup truck along CR 2632 in September, 2009.

Smith was originally reported to have told investigators that Poteet committed suicide. But authorities would later find evidence they believe links Smith to the murder.