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DALLAS (AP) A 25-year-old woman who grew up in North Texas is suing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, alleging he is her biological father.

Alexandra Davis said in a lawsuit filed last week in Dallas County that she was conceived from a relationship Jones had with her mother, Cynthia Davis, in the mid-1990s, the Dallas reported Wednesday. MorningNews.

Davis and his mother reached a settlement in which Jones would support them financially as long as they did not publicly identify him as his father, according to court documents. A hearing is scheduled for March 31, according to court documents.

Alexandra Davis asks the court to find that she is not legally bound by an agreement between Jones and her mother if she tries to legally establish that Jones is her father. At the time of the deal in 1998, Jones denied being the father.

The Associated Press could not access the documents because they were temporarily sealed pending a hearing on Jones’ motion to keep them sealed.

Alexandra Davis and her lawyer could not be reached for comment for the newspaper. Her mother declined to comment for the newspaper. Jim Wilkinson, a spokesman for Jones, declined to comment to the AP.

According to court documents, Cynthia Davis was estranged from her husband when she met Jones. She worked as a ticket agent for American Airlines at the airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, according to court documents.

Jones “sued” Cynthia Davis and the couple began a relationship, according to court documents. It is not known how long the relationship lasted.

Alexandra Davis was born on December 16, 1996, and soon after, Cynthia Davis and her husband filed for divorce. During the divorce proceedings, it was determined through genetic testing that Alexandra Davis was not the child of Cynthia Davis’ husband. He was not ordered to pay child support when the divorce was finalized and Alexandra Davis did not have a legal father, according to court documents.

After receiving the test results, Cynthia Davis told Jones that he was Alexandra Davis’ biological father, according to the lawsuit. According to court documents, Jones told Cynthia Davis he couldn’t have children.

Jones and his wife, Gene, married in 1963. They have three children and all have front office roles with the Cowboys. Jerry Jones is the team’s president and general manager.

The settlement called for a lump sum payment of $375,000 to Cynthia Davis, and Alexandra Davis was to receive “certain monthly, annual and special funding” from the trusts until she turned 21, according to court documents. Young Davis also received lump sums when she turned 24, 26 and 28.

The newspaper reported that Alexandra Davis and her mother starred in the final season of a Dallas-area reality show called “Big Rich Texas.” At the time, representatives for Cynthia Davis said she was living off a trust fund.

Alexandra Davis grew up in the Dallas area and graduated from Southern Methodist University, according to court documents. Jones was in contact with Cynthia Davis, but he and Alexandra Davis never met, the lawsuit said.

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