For some time, Smith county sheriff Larry Smith has said that the jail's performance has suffered because he didn't have the resources to hire and train the staff it needs. Today, the county commissioners approved more money for jail staff in the new budget. Julia Jenae has a new report about what's now expected to change.
Make sure you join Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto tonight to see the new forecast he's put together for you. He's tracking the systems that brought intense rain to some parts of East Texas today. He'll let you know whether you should expect more of that from the weather where you live.