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HENDERSON (KYTX) - An update on a former bus driver's lawsuit against Henderson Independent School District.

Federal court records in Tyler show attorneys for Henderson ISD reached a tentative settlement Tuesday with 69-year-old Lonnie Fields.

Last october -- Fields sued the district for age, race and gender discrimination -- after he was not rehired as a bus driver.

The suit came five months after fields made statements in the local newspaper protesting trustees' decision in 2012 to extend the superintendent's contract to 2015.

A federal judge must accept terms of the tentative settlement or the case will go to trial October 15th .

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