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HCHD & ETMC Enter Into Lawsuit Mediation

HCHD & ETMC Enter Into Lawsuit Mediation

Possibility Of Agreement Before New Year’s  By Will Johson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – The legal battle between East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) and the Houston County Hospital District (HCHD)...