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Former Dallas charter school CEO gets seven-plus years in prison for...

A federal judge sentenced former Dallas charter school CEO Donna Houston-Woods to seven years and three months in prison Thursday for accepting a kickback...

Dallas police announce discipline for 22 former vice unit members

The Dallas Police Department announced Wednesday that it had disciplined 22 former vice unit members for misusing money and improperly handling evidence seized in...

Retired teachers shocked at cost of office space for pension system

A retired teachers’ group spokesman said his members are shocked that the Teacher Retirement System of Texas intends to pay at least $326,000 per...

Students air grievances on how UT handles sexual misconduct  

University of Texas at Austin students aired their grievances about the school’s sexual misconduct policies to top university leaders during a Monday night forum,...

Brownsville school board member accused of bribery appears before court

Brownsville school board vice president Sylvia Atkinson appeared in court Friday for a motion hearing related to her indictment on bribery charges in December. The...

Bloomington schools can’t track the money it spent on Hurricane Harvey...

The Bloomington school district lacks documentation to show how it spent millions of dollars it received in Hurricane Harvey recovery money, the Victoria Advocate...

Controversial former Bexar County constable indicted on felony charges

Michelle Barrientes Vela, the controversial former Bexar County Precinct 2 constable, was indicted Thursday on multiple criminal charges, the San Antonio Express-News reported. The Bexar...

San Antonio teacher arrested for allegedly having repeated sex with 16-year-old...

A San Antonio high school teacher was arrested Wednesday after allegedly having about 20 sexual encounters with a 16-year-old student, the San Antonio Express-News reported...

Newspaper discovers owners of luxurious lake houses avoid paying Austin city...

An investigation by the Austin American-Statesman found that the number of lakefront properties receiving exemptions from Austin city property taxes is much greater than...