by Tashun Chism
A Texas Democrat who plans to challenge John Cornyn for his US Senate seat visited Lufkin.
Mikal Watts was the featured speaker at a luncheon at Pineywoods Home Healthcare in Lufkin. The luncheon was the sponsored by local Democrats and was part of Watts' state tour. Watts knows Cornyn has served several terms as a senator.
But Watts says he still feels he's more qualified than Cornyn.