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8:39
Back in the #Calvert courtroom this morning as sentencing begins. Stay with me for updates.
Monday October 5, 2015 8:39 Kim Leoffler
8:41
Bingham is making an opening statement #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:41 Kim_KLTV
8:42
Bingham thanks the jury for their verdict #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:42 Kim_KLTV
8:44
Bingham says the jury will hear from jailers and see videos of how #Calvert has acted in jail.
Monday October 5, 2015 8:44 Kim_KLTV
8:50
Bingham tells the jury to not feel guilty about the outcome #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:50 Kim_KLTV
8:52
Haas is now making his opening statement #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:52 Kim_KLTV
8:53
Haas tells jury there is going to be no attempt to put guilt on them. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:53 Kim_KLTV
8:54
Haas: death penalty should only be opposed after rational consideration of the special issues. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:54 Kim_KLTV
8:55
Important to note: judge will be the one to issue the death penalty. Jury is just saying yes or no to the special issues. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 8:55 Kim_KLTV
8:56
One of the special issues is whether #Calvert would probably commit acts that pose a threat to society
Monday October 5, 2015 8:56 Kim_KLTV
8:58
@Kim_KLTV correction: imposed not opposed
Monday October 5, 2015 8:58 Kim Leoffler
9:00
Haas says the state isn't going to prove that #Calvert is a future danger to society.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:00 Kim_KLTV
9:02
Bingham calls Travis Baggett #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:02 Kim_KLTV
9:03
Baggett used to work at the Smith County jail. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:03 Kim_KLTV
9:07
Baggett says he couldn't imagine dealing with #Calvert for the rest of his life.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:07 Kim_KLTV
9:13
Haas is now questioning Baggett. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:13 Kim_KLTV
9:18
There was some debate about a photo Bingham showed Baggett. Bingham has resumed questioning #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:18 Kim_KLTV
9:29
Baggett says #Calvert began to fight the jailers when they moved him to an isolated cell.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:29 Kim_KLTV
9:31
Baggett says #Calvert tried to grab the wall to keep from going into a side cell.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:31 Kim_KLTV
9:31
Haas has started cross-examining Baggett. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:31 Kim_KLTV
9:35
Baggett says #Calvert never physically hurt him.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:35 Kim_KLTV
9:51
Baggett steps down #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:51 Kim_KLTV
9:52
State calls Lt. Steve Chalender. April Sikes starts the questioning. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:52 Kim_KLTV
9:55
Lt. Chalender says there was constantly an issue with #Calvert.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:55 Kim_KLTV
9:56
Lt. Chalender says #Calvert didn't respect jailers and was verbally abusive.
Monday October 5, 2015 9:56 Kim_KLTV
9:59
Lt. Chalender "anything can become a weapon" #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 9:59 Kim_KLTV
9:59
Lt. Chalender agrees with Sikes saying "Mr. #Calvert always wants it his way"
Monday October 5, 2015 9:59 Kim_KLTV
10:01
Lt. Chalender says #Calvert would complain to the staff and make threats when things didn't go his way.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:01 Kim_KLTV
10:02
Lt. Chalender says #Calvert had to be carried to the clinic.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:02 Kim_KLTV
10:07
State is now showing videos of #Calvert in the jail
Monday October 5, 2015 10:07 Kim_KLTV
10:08
Lt. Chalender says #Calvert refused to walk and cooperate in his way to court. He says he had to be put in a wheelchair.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:08 Kim_KLTV
10:12
Second video shows #Calvert being brought into the courtroom in a wheelchair.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:12 Kim_KLTV
10:16
Lt. Chalender says he thinks they had to at least partially dress #Calvert the same day he was taken to court in a wheelchair.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:16 Kim_KLTV
10:39
Sikes is now showing a grevience form that #Calvert filled out in jail concerned about his mail.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:39 Kim_KLTV
10:41
Sikes just showed a greviance filed by #Calvert in jail regarding his mail.
Monday October 5, 2015 10:41 Kim_KLTV
10:58
Lt. Chalender describes #Calvert as "a very high risk, uncooperative, high maitnence inmate"
Monday October 5, 2015 10:58 Kim_KLTV
11:00
Lt. Chalender thinks #Calvert can be dangerous.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:00 Kim_KLTV
11:01
Cassel is now questioning #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 11:01 Kim_KLTV
11:07
[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
not that I'm defending the horrific human being, but are they really going to decide the death penalty based on how he acted in jail vs. the nature of his crime? Sounds a whole lot like "please kill him so we don't have to put up with him"
Monday October 5, 2015 11:07 Guest
11:11
Lt. Chalender says #Calvert hasn't hit, kicked, or spit on a jailer.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:11 Kim_KLTV
11:18
Cassel is now talking about an instance when #Calvert was shocked in court.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:18 Kim_KLTV
11:19
Lt. Chalender agrees #Calvert didn't strike anyone after he was shocked but he was stiff and didn't let them move his arms and legs.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:19 Kim_KLTV
11:31
Sikes asked that just because #Calvert didn't spit or punch someone doesn't mean he was a compliant inmate. Lt. Chalender agreed.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:31 Kim_KLTV
11:34
Lt. Chalender is stepping down. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 11:34 Kim_KLTV
11:35
State is now calling Captain Ralph Caraway. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 11:35 Kim_KLTV
11:37
Captain Caraway says #Calvert was one of the most difficult inmates he's worked with.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:37 Kim_KLTV
11:44
Captain Caraway says #Calvert is a manipulative individual.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:44 Kim_KLTV
11:46
Captain Caraway says #Calvert doesn't have respect for authority.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:46 Kim_KLTV
11:51
Captain Caraway says #Calvert could pose a threat if put in jail for the rest of his life.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:51 Kim_KLTV
11:54
We are in recess for lunch. Will be back at 1. #Calvert
Monday October 5, 2015 11:54 Kim_KLTV
 
 
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