Former Diboll city councilman get 3 years probation

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A former Diboll city councilman pled guilty to fixing city contract bids and agreed to three years probation.

Gary Jones will also pay $5,000 to the City of Diboll and a $1,000 fine.

As city councilman, Jones would find out from a city employee the lowest bids on contracts and submit a lower bid.