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Top Stories: Investigation Ordered For State Juvenile Detention System

Dec 14, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Texas Rangers will investigate alleged sexual misconduct within the state juvenile detention system.

A former juvenile detention officer was convicted for improper sexual conduct with a person in custody at the Gainesville State School. Three other employees at the facility were arrested this year for allegedly having sexual relationships with committed youth.

Other stories this morning: 

  • Texas leads the nation in executions this year, but the number of people on death row are dropping.
  • Family and friends will remember prominent Dallas philanthropist Ruth Altshuler today at a memorial service at Highland Park United Methodist Church.
  • Our Big Screen team saw "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and give their non-spoiler take on the film. 

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