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February 8th, 2024

Tarrant County plans to cut ties with a private prison in West Texas that violated state standards. As KERA's Miranda Suarez reports, county commissioners voted unanimously to find another place to house the local prisoners it sends to the Giles W. Dalby Correctional Facility. And after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced lawsuits against cities over their marijuana decriminalization ordinances, at least one group is attempting to have the lawsuit thrown out.