Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's criminal trial now moved to Houston

Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s criminal trial will now be held in Houston, a State District judge ordered Tuesday.  State District Judge George Gallagher granted the change of venue that was first requested by prosecutors on March 29, and then launched a search for an appropriate venue.  Gallagher released this statement regarding the change of venue: 

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, among others, in a fraud case related to the sales of Servergy Inc. stock.

The SEC released the following statement on Monday: