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Tax Assessor Sues Her County

FORT WORTH (CN) - The retiring tax assessor of Hood County has sued the County Commission in a federal civil rights complaint, claiming it "acted as its own private police force to conduct a criminal investigation of Plaintiff ... to have her criminally prosecuted after she released to the newspaper what was given her as public information."

The information involved a tax lien against one of the assessor's employees, who was running to succeed the plaintiff.

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