West Tawakoni

Hunt County
2:02 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

West Tawakoni councilwoman arrested, jailed

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The Quinlan-Tawakoni News reports that West Tawakoni councilwoman Laura Bailey Beckett was arrested at 10 a.m. today by the West Tawakoni Police Department on two sealed indictments issued by the Hunt County Grand Jury.

Chief of Police Brandon Kilpatrick said the warrants were in connection with an accident involving death and tampering with physical evidence, the report said.

“The grand jury indictment and warrants issued were in connection with the case that was being investigated into the death of Jackie Blaylock of Quinlan,” Kilpatrick said, according to the report.

Hunt County
7:51 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Child-abuse case continues

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan was convicted last month in connection with the same incident and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

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Hunt County
8:41 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Prosecutor: Injuries no accident

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Internal injuries to a two-year-old indicate more than a fall, according to medical staff.

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Police and Courts
9:47 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Judge Denies New Trial Motion

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GREENVILLE — A state district judge has denied a motion for a new trial, filed by attorneys for a West Tawakoni City Council member ordered off of the panel in October.

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Police and Courts
9:33 am
Mon December 31, 2012

New Trial Sought in West Tawakoni Council Case

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Attorneys for a West Tawakoni City Council member, ordered off of the panel in October, are seeking a new trial in the case.

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9:29 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Attorney Appointed for Man Accused of Trying to Run Over Firefighters

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

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Police and Courts
7:53 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Tawakoni Ballot Battle now on Appeal

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There’s still no answer in the West Tawakoni city council court room battle. An appeals court will be asked to determine whether a West Tawakoni city council member who ran unopposed for re-election on the November 6th ballot will be able to take office.

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Police and Courts
9:34 am
Fri October 19, 2012

West Tawakoni Council's Carol Solomon Found Guilty

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GREENVILLE - The guilty verdict issued by a Hunt County jury Thursday was for one count of official misconduct.

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Police and Courts
12:13 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Tawakoni Battle Headed to Local Courtroom

Hunt County Courthouse
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With less than a month to go before the election, two candidates seeking spots on the West Tawakoni City Council are scheduled to face off in a Hunt County courtroom.

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Elections
2:07 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Cities, School Boards to Conduct Elections this November

In addition to the national, statewide and countywide races, some local citizens will be choosing between city council and school board members.

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