Angelina commissioners make decision on old jail's future

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Angelina County weighed their options after a company canceled its contract to manage the old county jail.

The downtown Lufkin jail was left empty in March, when the partnership ended, because it couldn't be filled with enough overflow prisoners from other counties.

Angelina County Commissioners are searching for bids from other companies to manage the old jail.

Rent would be paid to Angelina County for use of the facility.

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