1. Government Code section 54.697 states:
(a) After the court receives the master's report, the court may adopt, modify, correct, reject, or reverse the master's
report or may recommit it for further information, as the court determines to be proper and necessary in each case.
(b) If a judgment has been recommended, the court may approve the recommendation and hear more evidence before making
Tex. Gov't Code Ann. § 54.697 (Vernon Supp. 1997).