HOUSTON - The Montrose veterinarian accused in a murder-for-hire plot has been ordered to not have any contact with her ex-husband.

Valerie McDaniel and her boyfriend have been charged after allegedly trying to hire a hitman to kill their exes.

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McDaniel has been ordered by the court to not have contact with her ex, Marion "Mack" McDaniel. He released a statement saying his sole focus right now is the emotional well-being and safety of his daughter.

In court, officials said McDaniel told the alleged hit man she would pay $10,000 to kill her ex husband. The 'hitman' was an undercover police officer. The pivotal meeting took place at an Olive Garden near Buffalo Speedway.