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Ken Paxton moves one step closer to trial on long-delayed securities fraud charges

The impeached attorney general appeared in a Houston courtroom, where lawyers from both sides agreed to return in October to set an expected trial date on charges that have been pending since 2015.

Suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sits as he makes an appearance during his eight-year-old felony securities fraud case against him at Harris County Courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023 in Houston.

Houston, Texas: Special prosecutors Brian Wice and Kent Schaffer talk to the media August 3, 2023 at  in Houston, Texas. Mark Felix/The Texas Tribune

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