Public Integrity Unit to Investigate UT Regent

The public integrity unit in the Travis County district attorney's office will open an investigation into allegations of potential criminal wrongdoing by University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall.

Gregg Cox, the director of the unit, confirmed the investigation was happening but said he was unable to comment further.

Hall is the subject of an investigation by the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations. He has been accused of abusing his authority in pursuit of information to use in an alleged effort to oust the president of the University of Texas at Austin. Hall's lawyers ...

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