An Oklahoma judge could be removed from office for sending more than 500 texts during a murder trial

In this image from security camera video, Lincoln County District Judge Traci Soderstrom looks at her cellphone during a murder trial on June 12 at the Lincoln County District Court in Chandler, Okla. (Lincoln County District Court/The Oklahoman via AP, File)

OKLAHOMA CITY — A new Oklahoma judge could lose her job for sending more than 500 texts to her bailiff during a murder trial, including messages mocking the prosecutor, praising the defense attorney and calling a key witness a liar.