“We’re having officials accosted by fans in the stand and verbal abuse,” Theodore said. “Or they’re waiting on them in the parking lot after a game. The things people have done at a seventh grade ball game, fans should be ashamed. ”This has caused a mass exit from officials, with some quitting after their first game due to harassment, according to Theodore.
“Nobody can afford to pay these increased rates, not to mention that they went up more than five percent without permission from the state,” Boyles said. But the city says money for updates has to come from somewhere or problems will get worse.
In an exclusive interview with KLTV 7, Texas Death Row inmate Robert Roberson says he is innocent and did not kill his daughter, Nikki Curtis. Roberson’s sentence stems from events that unfolded on January 31, 2002.
UT Tyler Professor of Finance Vivek Pandey said rising costs have made some East Texas families turn to credit.“They’re putting their purchases, even their regular household purchases on credit card, and that’s where it becomes a little bit concerning,” Pandey said.