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Drug Smuggling

by Christa Lollis

LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) -  A correctional officer at the TDCJ Polunsky Unit in Livingston was arrested earlier this week.

The Inspector General said 30-year-old Betty Clements is suspected of smuggling drugs inside the prison. After searching her home in Livingston officers located drugs.

She was booked into the Polk County jail on a narcotics charge. The Inspector Generals office didn't want to release further details because the investigation is ongoing. They are also looking into whether or not bribery was involved and said there could be more arrests in the future.

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