TYLER — State Representative Leo Berman is in the hospital due to illness.
Mr. Berman will not be attending Tuesday's debate, according to Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce officials.
Rep. Berman is running against Matt Schaefer for the District 6 seat.
Berman's family asks for his privacy at this time.
Mr. Schaefer released the following statement:
I have been informed that Rep. Berman is under the weather and will not be able to attend the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce Q&A session tomorrow. According to a representative with the Chamber, the event will proceed with a modified format. They will allow me time to say a few words and take some questions. We pray Rep. Berman gets to feeling better soon.