TYLER — The trial for a Smith County commissioner is underway. According to KETK, JoAnn Hampton reportedly assaulted a woman in her 70s in April of 2017. Police say Hampton and the woman got into an argument about setting up the communion table at a Tyler church. Hampton is accused of pushing the woman down. Hampton is facing two different charges of elderly abuse, one of which carries a penalty of 10 years in prison. The other carries a two-year sentence and a $10,000 fine.