As an upper-level weather maker swings into Texas, numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to remain scattered across the Brazos Valley. A few storms could be strong -- with heavy rain, thunder, & occasional lightning -- however, this activity is not expected to become severe. Rain chance will remain in place through mid-morning to midday Friday.
The office of the Tyler judge assigned to Judge Rick Davis's court of inquiry request says a hearing date could be set as early as next week. District Court Judge Cynthia Stevens Kent has been assigned the case.
In documents filed last week, Davis accused Assistant District Attorney Shane Phelps of obstructing justice, oppressing a grand jury and abusing his power as a grand jury met investigate District Attorney Bill Turner.
Phelps has denied the claims.