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Texas House member Joe Deshotel tests positive for coronavirus, forcing other state lawmakers into quarantine

State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont, told The Texas Tribune he tested positive Thursday — three days after lawmakers gaveled in for this year’s legislative session

State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont,  during a State Affairs committee hearing in Austin on Feb. 27, 2019.
State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont, on the House floor on Jan. 14, 2020.

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