Hunt County Jail

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Gray named interim Greenville Chamber manager; Hunt County Jail suit settled

Herald-Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard discusses recent developments, including Jack Gray, long-time public relations man with Texas A&M University-Commerce and Hunt Regional Healthcare, being named interim manager of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.  Also, Hunt County has reached a settlement of more than $3 million in its long-running lawsuit over construction flaws in the County Jail building.

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8:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Fugitive wanted on felony warrant back in local custody

Billy Don Braziel
Credit Courtesy Photo

A former Quinlan resident, on the run for more than seven years on a felony DWI warrant, has been returned to local custody.

Billy Don Braziel had apparently been living under an assumed name in Henderson County.


Braziel, 66, has a criminal record dating back more than four decades and had previously been convicted of murder.

Braziel had been held in the Ellis County Jail after being arrested in February in Palmer, but was returned to the Hunt County Jail Tuesday, where he is being held without bond.

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Hunt County
8:24 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Jail could profit from increase in inmates

Hunt County Criminal Justice Center

GREENVILLE - More prisoners could be housed in the Hunt County Jail soon but for no more than few days at time under an agreement reached this week. 

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