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Costly inmate health problems

Health care has played a major role in the challenges the Smith county jail has faced with an ill inmate.  Tonight at 10, Sheriff Larry Smith explains to Francesca Washington how one inmate with special needs is quickly draining the jail's overtime budget and putting a strain on personnel scheduling and could, ultimately, end up costing the county hundreds of thousands of dollars.

If you're wondering if the today's wet weather is going to stick around, make sure you catch Meteorologist Cedric Haynes' new forecast at 10.  He'll let you know what to expect from the weather where you live.

Our sports department has been very busy today, traveling all over East Texas to make sure you can see the high school playoff basketball action that will decide the future of East Texas teams.  You can see the highlights at 10.
 

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