U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutch

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison visited Stephen F. Austin State University today to celebrate the opening of "The Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Room," at the Ralph W. Steen Library.

The Texas native spoke fondly of her memories visiting her grandparents in East Texas and said that while she didn't attend SFA, the school has a special place in her heart. Hutchison's room has artifacts and documents from her office in Washington D.C.

Hutchison will be speaking at the Fall 2012 Commencement Ceremony Saturday. She says she plans on visiting SFA many times next year.

Copyright 2012 KTRE. All rights reserved.