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Detention Facility Phone Number:  (940) 659-1293 or (940) 659-1632.


The jail facility was built in 1978 during Sheriff L. Ray Patterson’s term.  It expanded to over twice it’s size in 1991 under Sheriff Larry Watson.  The jail is a 142 bed facility, and employs approximately 50 employees.