Darlene Ewing The Successes And Setbacks Of The Dallas County Democratic Party By Krystina Martinez & Rick Holter • May 29, 2015 Krystina Martinez / KERA News Darlene Ewing presided over one of the few blue counties in Republican Texas as the chair of the Dallas County Democratic Party. Dallas D.A. Faces Contempt Charge Today In Court By Bill Zeeble • Jul 15, 2013 BJ Austin / KERA News Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins is scheduled to be in court this morning on a four month-old contempt charge. That’s when the D.A. refused to talk about a fraud case despite the judge’s order to do so.