Wade Emmert Dallas County DA Susan Hawk Tells D Magazine She Thought About Resigning, Suicide By KERA News • Oct 5, 2015 Susan Hawk / Facebook Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk, who returned to work last week after a lengthy absence to seek treatment for depression, says she had suicidal thoughts in July and wanted to resign. 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.