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Ayan Mittra joined the Tribune after working more than 10 years at The Dallas Morning News. He spent his first seven years there as a copy editor. In 2008, he moved to the political desk, supervising the daily presentations and working with reporters in the field. He then worked as a night city editor, supervising the coverage of late-breaking news. He was also on the editing team for the 2009 and 2011 legislative sessions. A native of Beaumont, Ayan graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Recent Contributions

Revisit Our Series on State Contracting Problems

Since Texas began looking to privatize many state services more than 20 years ago, multiple contracts representing billions in public dollars have blown up in the state's face. Here's a look at Contract High, our series taking a look at some of those contracting problems.

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Remembering Rita in Photos

Check out this photo gallery, which takes a look at what Southeast Texans faced before and after Hurricane Rita hit the Gulf Coast 10 years ago. This is part of our "Road From Rita" series, a collaboration with the Beaumont Enterprise.

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