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Federal Suit Against Rusk County Sheriff

The Rusk County Sheriff's Department has been served papers on a federal lawsuit. A former employee of the Rusk County Sheriffs Office has charged that a racial slur, was used by an officer during the arrest of a black man.

The alleged incident followed a high speed chase in Henderson last march. Sheriff James Stroud says it was fully investigated at the time from patrol dashboard video and audio tape, and that no misconduct was found.

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