Shelby County JP Eaves stepping down

CENTER, TX (KTRE) - Citing health reasons, Shelby County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Maxie Eaves is resigning.

County Judge Allison Harbison said Eaves' last day will be June 30.

Anyone who is a resident of the precinct may apply for the job. Harbison said her office will take resumes until June 16. The commissioners court will conduct interviews the week of June 19 and will make a decision on June 26.

Harbison said commissioners accepted Eaves' resignation Monday morning at their meeting.

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