NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - Mayor Lee Bettis told NewsChannel 12 Thursday evening he will not run for reelection.
According to Bettis, he has done everything he set out to do. Bettis said he's a public servant, not a politician.
Bettis has served as the Mayor of New Bern for one term. According to him, he never said he would run again.
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