It also comes one day after the long-time court reporter in that court, Don Rymer, was placed on deferred adjudication probation for one year and fined $4,000 for tampering with a government record.
Back in November the DA filed a motion to recuse Judge Helm due to comments he made from the bench that the DA characterized as "belittling."
"Due process rights? What due process rights?" The Defense Rests (Nov. 16, 2009)