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Texas executed a man on Thursday who was convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999. 38-year-old Robert Pruett was given a lethal injection on Thursday, making him the 544th person executed in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, the highest number of any state. In his last statement, Pruett said, “I’ve had to learn lessons in life the hard way. One day there won’t be a need to hurt people.