“While it is true that these statements are few in number, and that much of the meeting was spent discussing other subjects, their number does not strip the statements of their status as evidence.  After a court draws the negative inference that Sheriff Cutler was negatively referencing Haverda’s letter to the editor, the amount of time spent talking about the subject during the meeting becomes an issue for the fact-finder to weigh.”

Haverda v. Hays Co., 723 S.W.3d 586, 594 (5th Cir. July 17, 2013) (Martinez, J.).