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Court of Appeals of Texas, Waco.

EX PARTE ALBERT DAWSON, JR.

No. 10-17-00133-CR

Decided: May 24, 2017

Before Chief Justice Gray, Justice Davis, and Justice Scoggins

MEMORANDUM OPINION

Albert Dawson, Jr., has filed a “Notice of Appeal in Habeas Corpus.” It states that we have “jurisdiction to hear this appeal from [the] trial court's order denying habeas corpus relief.” However, this Court, as an intermediate court of appeals, has no jurisdiction over post-conviction writs of habeas corpus in felony cases. See TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. ANN. art. 11.07, § 3(a), (b) (West 2015); Ex parte Martinez, 175 S.W.3d 510, 512-13 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2005, orig. proceeding) (“Our law requires post-conviction applications for writs of habeas corpus, for felony cases in which the death penalty was not assessed, to be filed in the court of original conviction, made returnable to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.”) (citing TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. ANN. art. 11.07, § 3(a), (b)). Accordingly, we dismiss this appeal for want of jurisdiction.

REX D. DAVIS Justice