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ON DIRECT APPEAL FROM PECOS COUNTY

OPINION

In August 1989, a Pecos County jury found the appellant guilty of capital murder and answered the punishment issues in a manner requiring the imposition of the death penalty. We reversed the conviction. Smith v. State, No. 71, 010 (Tex. Crim. App. December 4, 1991) (not designated for publication). The appellant was again convicted of capital murder and received the death penalty. We affirmed the conviction but reversed the death sentence and remanded the case for a new punishment hearing. Smith v. State, 907 S.W.2d 522, 534 (Tex. Crim. App. 1995). Now we consider the appellant’s third trial on punishment conducted in November 1999, in which the jury answered three special issues pursuant to Article 37.0711, sections 3(b) and 3(e), and the trial court again sentenced the appellant to death. Tex. Code Crim. Proc. art. 37.0711 � 3(g). *fn1 Direct appeal to this Court is automatic. Art. 37.0711 � 3(j). The appellant raises five points of error. We will affirm.

 
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