A STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF DESOTO

DeSoto, TX - In late April a long investigatory and legal process involving Jeremiah Quarles, the former CEO of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) came to a close.

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Tax funds stolen by her husband helped a DeSoto councilwoman. Why didn't authorities fully investigate?

DeSoto, TX - For more than two years, leaders of this Dallas suburb have guarded a secret: City Council member Candice Quarles benefited from thousands of taxpayer dollars her husband stole as head of the town’s economic development corporation.

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DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police Department is now accepting applications online

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police Department is now accepting applications online for police officer. **$10K signing bonus for TCOLE certified applicants - Lateral transfer program available - $72,500**

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Paralyzed DeSoto player back on the field to inspire others

DeSoto, TX - A former high school football player is returning to the field where he was paralyzed to inspire young athletes.  Corey Borner has been working with teens at his football camp at DeSoto High School.

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Police shot man outside DeSoto hotel after domestic disturbance call

DeSoto, TX - The Dallas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a police shooting at a DeSoto hotel parking lot early Sunday. 

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18-year-old arrested in fatal shooting of recent DeSoto graduate

DeSoto, TX - An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old recent DeSoto graduate in Dallas.  Leroy Hawkins III recently graduated from DeSoto High School and played football at the school.

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Recent DeSoto grad killed in Dallas shooting

DeSoto, TX - A 17-year-old was shot and killed in a Downtown Dallas parking lot overnight.  Police said two men were sitting in a car at The Lot on Akard and Federal streets just after midnight Tuesday. Another man approached them and fired shots through the window

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DeSoto police investigate fight between husband, wife that ended in bloodshed

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police are investigating a shooting that wounded a man Monday night in what investigators say was a domestic disturbance.

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With paid parental leave, it’s a new day in DeSoto and in Texas

DeSoto, TX - It gives me such great pride to say that as of last month, DeSoto is the first city in North Texas to guarantee paid parental leave for city employees. It was a long road to get here. When I first brought this matter to the city council’s attention in 2017, I knew it was a pretty progressive initiative.

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The Next Fourth Friday Concert features OUR MUSIC presented by Lyric Stage

DeSoto, TX - Lyric Stage presents Our Music, a Memorial Day weekend concert highlighting local musical talent and Celebrating the music of America that shaped the sounds of the stage.

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