Residents speak Monday night in front of the Denton County Confederate Memorial Advisory Committee in Cross Roads about why the Confederate monument in Denton should be removed despite an earlier committee’s recommendation to keep it up and add context to it.

This story was updated Nov. 5.

CROSS ROADS — Denton County Judge Andy Eads finished a Monday night meeting at square one, reminding people that the official plan for the Confederate monument in downtown Denton is not to remove it but instead have its racist origins contextualized.

DALTON LAFERNEY can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @daltonlaferney.

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