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State Commission on Judicial Conduct investigating judge following sexting allegations

Baker is accused of sending those sexual messages during meetings for the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct. (Source: KLTV staff) Baker is accused of sending those sexual messages during meetings for the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct. (Source: KLTV staff)
Smith County Judge Joel Baker (Source: Twitter) Smith County Judge Joel Baker (Source: Twitter)

The State Commission on Judicial Conduct released the following statement Tuesday:

"The Commission has been made aware of the allegations raised in the KLTV broadcast concerning the conduct of former Commission member, Judge Joel Baker. In light of the information contained in the media story, the Commission will be initiating an investigation into the alleged conduct of the judge. No further statements will be issued at this time."

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