Judge delays case for ex Nacogdoches Co. commissioner

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A federal judge has granted the continuance of a former Nacogdoches County commissioner and his wife, who are charged with tax evasion.

Jury selection and trial for Reggie and Deborah Cotton are now scheduled for Nov. 8.

The indictment against the Cottons alleges they conspired to cover up their income from a cleaning service.
Federal prosecutors claim they failed to pay $97,000 in taxes.

Any new motion for continuance must be filed with the court by Oct. 11.

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