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Bill Waybourn

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Last year, Tarrant County signed an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to help the federal agency detain undocumented immigrants.

Thursday, that partnership was at the center of a forum hosted by the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – and it was also a cause for protest.

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The State Board of Education candidate who gained national headlines for her controversial Facebook comments lost her Republican runoff Tuesday.


Voters will head to the Tuesday polls to settle runoff elections from the March primaries. There are a few local seats up for grabs.

Christopher Connelly / KERA News

In Tarrant County, Sheriff Dee Anderson was in the fight of his career. He outlasted two challengers, but could not quite hit 50 percent. That means he’s headed for a runoff with Bill Waybourn, former police chief of Dalworthington Gardens.