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Happy Tuesday! Here's your daily report.

Dear Fort Worth Report friend,

Good morning! 

In your Tuesday Report:
A real estate broker says a top Tarrant Appraisal District executive filed four complaints against him for helping property owners appeal their appraisals for free. The district says it was not aware of these complaints and is opening an investigation. Reporter Sandra Sadek breaks down the back-and-forth.  


• Tarrant Appraisal District to launch investigation into whether director used official position to submit a complaint against an individual
Also, the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts could open in Southeast Fort Worth as soon as the 2023 school year. Education reporter Kristen Barton details how the State Board of Education approved the campus.

• State Board of Education paves way for Academy of Visual and Performing Arts to come to Fort Worth
And, it can be decades before a playwright can hear their work read aloud by professional actors. For high school students competing in Circle Theatre’s competition, that opportunity will come June 26. Arts and culture editor Marcheta Fornoff has the story. 

• Listen: Students get the opportunity to have their work read by professional actors 
Additionally, around 5,000 people are currently waitlisted for housing assistance in Fort Worth and slightly above the same amount at the county level. Reporter Sandra Sadek talks to the agencies to gain a clearer picture of the obstacles. 

Over 12,000 families wait for affordable housing help across Tarrant County
Plus, Trinity Pride is back in person after a two-year pandemic pause. Founder and President of Trinity Pride of Greater Fort Worth, Tyler Long talks with arts and culture editor Marcheta Fornoff about what attendees can expect this year. 

• Listen: Trinity Pride to be held in person again after pandemic pause
Finally, McLeland Tennis Center will host its Junior Summer Camp for children ages 4 to 18 through Aug. 12. Photojournalist Cristian ArguetaSoto hits the court and serves you the story.

• Fort Worth camp introduces sport to children who ‘have never picked up a tennis racket’
Also, you are invited to our free event next Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 a.m. Our Candid Conversations community event series continues with a discussion on Fort Worth’s booming housing market. Come be a part of the conversation! Register here.
Looking for something to do? Enjoy a performance of Oklahoma! at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. For more details click here. Take advantage of our calendar and list your events for free. 

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ON TAP: Fort Worth's largest accounting firm is merging with another firm. Business editor Bob Francis will have that story soon. Make sure you keep coming back for the latest, relevant reports on Fort Worth Report.

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

Alexis Allison,
Health reporter

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📚 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.

◾ Fort Worth energy company enters into partnership with EnCap Investments, others. (Press release)
◾ From ruins of a Ku Klux Klan hall, Fort Worth reshapes racial narrative. (Bloomberg)
◾ Leon Bridges just released a new single inspired by a Texas coffee shop
. (The Dallas Morning News)


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