She was a dentist in Friendswood, Texas, also was running a very successful chain of orthodontist offices along with her husband, David Lynn Harris.
Clara and David got married in 1992, at the Nassau Bay Hilton. They were raising 3 children. One of them is from David's previous marriage.
During his marriage to Clara, David began having an affair with his former receptionist. a private detective agency was hired by Clara, and they found out that her husband was at a hotel with his mistress in 2002.
When Clara Harris went to the Hilton Hotel in Nassau Bay, Texas, to confront her husband, she reportedly attacked her husband's mistress. Hotel employees escorted Clara to her car.
When David and mistress came out of the hotel, Clara struck down her husband in the parking lot. Her teenaged stepdaughter sat in the passenger seat at that time. the stepdaughter said that Clara ran over David three times,
She was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Her parole was denied twice. And this time the parole was granted on Friday.