A jury convicted appellant of attempted murder and assessed punishment at confinement for fifteen years. The Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction. French v. State, No. 11-90-085-CR (Tex.App. - Eastland, delivered August 22, 1991). We granted appellants petition for discretionary review to address two grounds concerning the constitutionality of the parole law instruction included in the trial courts charge to the jury. We also granted review to consider appellants ground that the Court of Appeals erred in reforming the judgment to reflect the jurys affirmative finding that appellant had used a deadly weapon during the commission of the offense.