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East Texas native announces bid for vacated Tyler City Council seat

Mark Whatley Mark Whatley

By Molly Reuter - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Mark Whatley announces his bid to run for the vacated Tyler City Council District 5 seat in the upcoming special election.  Whatley, 49 is an East Texas native and has lived in Tyler since 1985.  The District 5 City Councilman, Nathaniel Moran, resigned after his election in May.

Whatley has been involved in the Tyler community for more than 24 years, initially as a local business and property owner in downtown Tyler.  Since 1992, he has been associated with Burns Commercial Properties serving the Tyler and East Texas commercial real estate market. 

He is currently serving as a member of the City of Tyler Planning and Zoning Board, the Grace Community School Board, the Tyler Retail Task Force and is a leader in Tyler Men's Bible Study Fellowship.

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