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Lyle Put On Paid Suspension

A man who runs an East Texas jail has been placed on paid suspension. Longtime officer in the Smith County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant Gary Lyle, the low risk jail administrator was suspended after allegations surfaced.

Sheriff J.B. Smith wouldn't comment on the nature of the claims but said they are conducting an internal investigation on the allegations of possible violation of department policy.

If allegations turn into anything, Smith said it will be turned over to the Texas Rangers.

Danielle Capper, Reporting.


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