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AP names Beelman Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas Editor

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DALLAS (AP) - Veteran investigative journalist Maud Beelman has been named to a new position overseeing news coverage and editorial operations for The Associated Press in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

The 56-year-old Beelman joins the AP from The Dallas Morning News, where she is deputy managing editor for investigations and enterprise. She will remain based in Dallas.

In her new role, Beelman will drive aggressive coverage of the top breaking news stories and the development of ambitious and investigative enterprise for all formats in the three states. She will also work closely with news editors for Texas and Arkansas/Oklahoma as they craft those states' news reports.

The appointment was announced Tuesday by Brian Carovillano, the AP's vice president and managing editor for U.S. news.

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