Hampton denies Scott lawsuit’s allegations

TUPELO – Eric Hampton denies he had anything to do with nearly every allegation against him contained in a lawsuit by Lee County Superintendent of Education Mike Scott.

Hampton, a Tupelo businessman and chairman of the Lee County Democratic Party, officially answered Scott’s accusations in documents filed at the Lee County Circuit Court.

The case also is looking for a presiding judge after withdrawals by all four of District 1’s circuit judges and a special judge appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

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