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8:22
The Smith County Commissioners court plans to discuss county leadership at its scheduled weekly meeting at 9:30 a.m. today. #Smith CC
Tuesday March 22, 2016 8:22 
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The item, placed on the agenda by Commissioner Cary Nix, follows KLTV's investigation into sexting allegation while on county and state trips against County Judge Joel Baker. #SmithCC
Tuesday March 22, 2016 8:23 
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Two citizens have had their time cancelled for violating public comment regulations. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Francesca Washington
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"This is not a forum to demean any person or attack the integrity of the court." Judge Baker to a commenter. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Francesca Washington
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The second commenter said she's not here to judge,but she wants Judge Baker to resign.If not, she says they will start a petition. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
9:41
Libertarian local candidate Joel Gardner begins speaking about taxation and repeated problems with the court. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
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The first public commenter says he knows the victim and saw everything from the beginning. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
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Judge Baker starts the public comment by saying residents must follow public decorum. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
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Public commenters given three minutes to speak. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/jBtw9H26I3
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Francesca Washington
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Judge Baker enters and everyone in the courtroom goes quiet. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
9:41
Discussing county leadership is Item 11 on the agenda. Opportunities for public comment come first. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/9AHjkL5euQ
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
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Standing room only in the Smith Co. Commissioners Court today. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/rCu3Y6TDCi
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Francesca Washington
9:41
It's standing room only in the Smith County commissioners court this morning. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/nki4DKi3uQ
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Julia Jenaé
9:41
Two citizens have had their time cancelled for violating public comment regulations. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Francesca Washington
9:41
Noticeably more deputies in the courtroom this morning. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Cody Lillich
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Standing room only as we await the beginning of Smith Co Commissioners Court. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/PXqa20tCs6
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:41 Cody Lillich
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Smith County Commissioners Court starts at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:42 Smith County News
9:48
Follow @CodyLillich @FranWashKLTV and @JuliaJenae7 for live updates inside the #SmithCC meeting happening now. twitter.com/CodyLillich/st…
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Alex Osiadacz
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"Respect can only be maintained through trust." #7onscene pic.twitter.com/iDuXj5bBJl
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Francesca Washington
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Resident says he's not here to cast stones & he can forgive, but forgiveness is given to a contrite heart.#7onscene pic.twitter.com/b5GU60ZgPK
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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WATCH LIVE: #SmithCC discussing county leadership twitter.com/KLTV7/status/7…
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Alex Osiadacz
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Commenter Rudy Wright suggests a forum for "seeking truth" putting an end to rumors and untruths connected to the court. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Francesca Washington
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The next commenter asks for an agenda item on accessibility to the court. He says meeting times are problematic for working ppl. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Libertarian local candidate Joel Gardner begins speaking about taxation and repeated problems with the court. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Baker cancels Gardner's time saying he can't use public comment to attack the integrity of the court. Gardner sits. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:49 Julia Jenaé
9:56
Commissioners vote to ratify and extend disaster declaration. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/icaVd6lzbN
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:56 Francesca Washington
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Commissioners if they intend to speak on county leadership can do so when we reach the agenda item. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:56 Cody Lillich
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Resident: "A person should have the opportunity to fully address allegations, and the place isn't the media or this courtroom." #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:56 Julia Jenaé
9:59
Veterans Services officials want to move building signage to become more visible to the public. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 9:59 Francesca Washington
10:03
From the agenda, commissioners are discussing what to do with the insurance settlement on slain K-9 officer dog Ogar. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:03 JuliaJenae7
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A county official says the insurance settlement is $29,000 and the cost of a new service animal and maintenance is $22,000. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:05 JuliaJenae7
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Commissioner Nix is speaking now about the agenda item on county leadership. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:10 JuliaJenae7
10:11
Commissioner Terry Phillips also asks for Baker's resignation. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:11 FranWashKLTV
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Nix says he hopes all of Baker's good work for Smith County doesn't go overlooked, however he is asking Baker to resign. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:12 JuliaJenae7
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Commissioner Phillips also makes a statement asking Baker to resign after hearing the sentiments of his constituents. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:13 JuliaJenae7
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After two requests for his resignation, Judge Baker moves on to the next item on the agenda. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/riIhNm8KiA
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:13 FranWashKLTV
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Phillips says the commissioners can't terminate another commissioner, only the individual can remove themselves. #7onscene
Tuesday March 22, 2016 10:14 JuliaJenae7
 
 
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