Martinez keeps seat representing Tyler ISD District 5

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TYLER, Texas (KETK) — Incumbent Aaron Martinez beat challenger Alejandro Gauna for Tyler ISD District 5, which includes much of the central part of the district.


Martinez is a graduate of Lubbock ISD and Texas A&M University. He is a certified Arborist with CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System. 

He has served on the Tyler ISD Board since 2015 and lists as accomplishments the rebuilding of Tyler’s two public high schools and gains in student achievement.

“During my six-year tenure as a Tyler ISD School Board Trustee, I have had interactions with every campus within the district,” he said on his Facebook page. “I pride myself on not only being approachable but listening with an open mind.”


Gauna is a graduate of Henderson High School and attended Tyler Junior College. He is a technician in a group that studies sleep issues.

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