‘Perhaps I was a rebel’: Bowdre reflects on six years on Tyler City Council | Local News

As Darryl Bowdre leaves the seat he’s held on the Tyler City Council for the past six years, he says there’s more work to be done to develop older parts of the city and generally improve racial relations in Tyler.

Bowdre, 61, has just completed his last of three two-year-terms serving District 2 on the council. That’s the maximum allowed under the city’s term limit ordinance. His last day in office is Wednesday, when Broderick McGee will be sworn in as his successor.

In an interview with the Tyler Morning Telegraph, Bowdre reflected on his accomplishments during his time in office, including how he used his position to improve things on social issues in the city, and how he evolved from…

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