Susan Hawk, the newly minted Dallas County district attorney, went to rehab to help kick the painkillers she was prescribed after back surgery. She admitted as much after the Morning News dropped a bombshell of a (mostly) anonymously sourced report last week. Just after she kicked off her campaign to unseat incumbent Craig Watkins in the fall of 2013, the paper said, she'd entered drug rehab in Arizona, despite her saying at the time that she was headed to the East Coast for back surgery.
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Perhaps more damning was a source's claim that before she recently fired her first assistant, Bill Wirskye, Hawk accused him of using forfeiture funds to pay a Park Cities locksmith to make him a key to Hawk's house before he broke in and stole an incriminating photo of Hawk.More »