Nacogdoches family evicted from home after legal battle

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – The Nacogdoches County family fighting to keep their house has been evicted.

For more than a year, Anthony and Renee Culler and their four young girls have protested the actions of Commercial Bank. A mineral rights dispute and past due property notes came to a head in September, when an adjoining neighbor bought the property at a foreclosure auction.

The Cullers were allowed to stay in their home during numerous legal proceedings.

As late as today, a federal judge denied their request for a restraining order. The eviction orders will be enforced.

Last night the family stayed in a hotel, paid for by empathetic donors.

Sheriff's deputies have inventoried the families belongings. Sheriff Thomas Kerss said he is making arrangements with the Cullers to have the items removed.

The Cullers can not stay in the home, but can appeal to the state.

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