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Clarifying indigent defense in Hunt County
Hunt County spent $1,967,635.97 in indigent defense in 2013, according to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC). Of that, $1,547,664.50 was spent on attorneys’ fees. That cost was broken down as follows: $1,079,133.82 was spent on felony trial court attorney’s fees, $356,381.50 was spent on misdeamenor trial court attorney’s fees, and $74,150.00 was spent on juvenile attorney’s fees.
Dan and Jalinna Jones Education ceremony
The Hunt/Hopkins County AFrican American Leadership Conference, Commerce Ministerial Alliance and Kappa alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (of Texas A&M University-Commerce) have announced the winners of the annual Dan and Jalinna Jones Education Awards.
- UPDATE: One arrested Friday night following chase between Commerce and Greenville
Growing up surrounded by war
German born U.S. Army veteran Karl Clauss went through things as a child that most people never have to go through.
Clauss shared his story of growing up in Germany in 1940 during the East Texas War and Memory Project (ETWMP) Lecture Series on Feb. 5 inside the Rayburn Student Center.
Bringing children from darkness to light
One out of every 10 children in the United States are sexually assaulted before they reach the age of 18, according to researchers from Darkness to Light.
Commissioners purchase digital radios for emergency responders in Hunt County
After the horrific attacks on the World Trade Centers on Sept. 11, 2001, the federal government mandated that emergency responders from all departments have a streamlined communications system to interact with other agencies during future emergencies.
Rain does not dampen project
With phase one of a $5 million road construction project completed in December 2013, Commerce Mayor John Ballotti ensures construction is progressing as scheduled.
UPD releases report of second indecent exposure incident
The A&M-Commerce University Police Department has released a report of a second incident of indecent exposure that occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2014 at about 2:30 a.m.
University launches affordable baccalaureate
Texas A&M University-Commerce is proud to be a part of the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program, creating the state’s first competency-based bachelor-level degree from a public institution, a bachelor of applied science degree with an emphasis in organizational leadership.
NOLA-based company bringing music to Commerce
The final step to bring in a new musical venue to Commerce was passed by the Commerce City Council during its Jan. 21 meeting.
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