Pictured from left to right, top to bottom rows are Fernando Peralta and Elizabeth Beck, candidates for District 9, Chris Nettles and Kelly Allen Gray (incumbent), candidates for District 8; Zeb Pent and Leonard Firestone, candidates for District 7; and Jared Williams and Jungus Jordan (incumbent), candidates for District 6.

Dear Fort Worth Report friend,

Good morning! 

In your Monday Report, our lede focuses on the fact that four city council district seats are still up for grabs after the May 1 election. Reporter Jessica Priest takes a look at the runoff races in Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9 and how the candidates are separating themselves.


Here are a couple of key stories from our recent coverage you might have missed:


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ON TAP: Read Fort Worth is hosting a conversation between Mayor Betsy Price and Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner about “the best path forward and rebuilding education at FWISD.” Reporter Jacob Sanchez will break down the details and tell you what it all means. We’ll have that story later this week, so make sure you keep coming back for fresh content every day.

As always, thanks for reading, and please let us know what you want in your Report.

Thomas Martinez,
Managing Editor


What we’re reading

Editor’s note: ‘What we’re reading’ is a feature designed to boost knowledge of Fort Worth and Tarrant County residents through collaboration with other area news organizations. Any views or opinions in the stories linked below are not representative of Fort Worth Report.

◾ Dallas-Fort Worth preps for waterlogged week of storms.
◾ Fort Worth businesses adjust to new mask guidance from the CDC.
◾ Dallas-Fort Worth deemed No. 3 fastest growing tech hub amid the pandemic.

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Committed to strong community journalism, Thomas R. Martinez brings more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor. He believes strongly in these five core principles of journalism: truth and...

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