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Top Stories: Dallas Theater Center Fires Lee Trull For ‘Inappropriate Behavior’

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

The Dallas Theater Center's director of new play development has been fired for what it calls "inappropriate behavior." The center has not disclosed details of the allegations against Lee Trull.

There's also no word on who will take over Trull’s scheduled duties for the rest of the season.

News of Trull's firing comes as the Dallas Theater Center and 10 other area theaters are sponsoring a town hall meeting next week to address sexual harassment and misconduct in the local theater community.

Other stories this morning:

  • Nearly a month after the deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, church leaders from around the country today will meet in Plano for a security conference.
  • More public schools across the country are opening single-sex schools. Bill Zeeble visited the Young Men’s Leadership Academy in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood of Dallas.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM. 

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.