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Gregg Abbott appoints new Dallas County district attorney

Republican Faith Johnson, a former state district court judge, will finish the term of Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk, who resigned in September after taking medical leaves to treat depression and mood disorder. Faith Johnson, a former state district court judge, is the new district attorney in Dallas County, Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a statement Tuesday afternoon. […]