Denton police release video of improper use of force by jailer

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Video of former Denton police jailer Darius Porter using improper use of force on an inmate was released to the media Wednesday afternoon.

Officials refine grading details

As Denton schools prepare for changes in how middle and high school students are graded, officials say consequences for not turning in assignments will look different at each school.

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A number of social service agencies will receive a lot less in funding from Denton County than they asked for, officials said.

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