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Rusk police chief resigns to take new position

Joe Evans. Photo Source: Rusk Police Department Website. Joe Evans. Photo Source: Rusk Police Department Website.
RUSK, TX (KLTV) -

The City of Rusk will be getting a new police chief in the near future.

As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, Joe Evans resigned his post as Police Chief of the City of Rusk, in order to take a position as the Jail Administrator for Nacogdoches. Evans has been the Chief of Police since May of 2009.

At 5 p.m. Thursday, Interim Police Chief, Jamie Campbell will be sworn in.

Campbell is the son of Cherokee County Sheriff, James Campbell.

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