Michelle Carr has announced that she will not seek re-election in May 2013 for her seat on the Tyler ISD board, where she currently serves as president.
She plans to stay active in public education, however. Carr said that she will be volunteering at Raise Your Hand, Texas, an advocacy group for public schools.
"It takes a lot of time. These are the last two years my son is in high school, and I want to spend more time at home with my family," Carr said, explaining her decision not to seek re-election.
Rev. Dr. Marty Dunbar has announced he will run for that District 6 seat on the T.I.S.D. School Board. He is currently an Associate Pastor at Marvin UMC in Tyler where he is the preaching pastor for the Core Worship services.
"My goal is to serve our children, our teachers, our administrators and the community of Tyler. I know what it means to be a team player and work hard for a cause greater than ourselves. I know what it means to be responsible with the money of other people and still build something great for future generations. God has gifted me with the ability to take complex things and make them simple. I think this will be an asset to the community, T.I.S.D, and the school board," said Dunbar.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:21:23 GMT
From the Tyler Police Department:At approximately 5:20Pm on May 24, 2013, Tyler Police were notified of the motorcycle accident at Grande and Sutherland. The driver of a black Ford F-150 was heading east onMore >>
Rider was not wearing a helmet when she collided with a truck.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:18 AM EDT2013-05-25 13:18:01 GMT
Cherokee County authorities are investigating a fatal house fire Friday night. It happened just before 7:30 on County Road 3302 outside of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department, Cherokee CountyMore >>
Happened just outside of Jacksonville on Friday night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:59:21 GMT
A Tyler ISD bus driver was arrested Friday afternoon on drug charges.Ronald Gain, 44, of Tyler, was arrested by the Tyler Police Department on one charge of possession of a controlled substance. TylerMore >>
Has worked for the district since August of 2012.More >>