DALLAS -- Two taxpayers have sued the Dallas Independent School District, accusing administrators of illegally diverting bond funds to pay the salary of teachers reinstated after the district amended its $544 million budget.

The two, Don Venable and Richard E. Finlan, Filed suit Tuesday in Dallas County District Court asking a judge to block the use of $2.3 million of bond proceeds and force the district to find other ways to balance its budget.

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