“We will not be proceeding any further in it," said the judge presiding over a felony court case against Smith County Commissioner JoAnn Hampton.

The mistrial was granted shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, after a day and a half of testimony.

Hampton, who represents Precinct 4 on the Smith County Commissioners Court, was accused of causing bodily injury to a woman in her 70s during an alleged dispute at the Spring Creek Baptist Church.

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