RUSK — Cherokee County Commissioners Court will meet at 10 a.m. Monday to consider acceptance of the resignation of Pct. 3 Constable Randall “Randy” Thompson.

Thompson was arrested Jan. 12 on charges of possession and distribution of pseudoephedrine, used to make methamphetamine. On Tuesday, during his detention hearing, he pleaded not guilty. He is currently held in Upshur County Jail, without bond, until his March 7 trial in Tyler.

The commissioners also will determine the portion of CR 1813 to be maintained by the county, the classification of the road not maintained, and discuss possibly putting gates across the road by abutting land owners. This was brought before commissioners court by concerned citizens late last year.

In other business the court will:

• consider to accept Tito A. Castillo as a Cherokee County reserve deputy;

• consider to approve the Racial Profile Report from Sheriff James Campbell;

• consider to purchase a boom mower for Precinct 1;

• consider to approve Judy Beck and Julie George to attend the Immunization Technical Assistance Conference Feb. 8 in Austin;

• consider to approve employees Eddie Edge and Julie George to attend a meeting Jan. 24 in Austin;

• consider to approve Peggy Cornelius to attend County Court Assistants Training Conference on Feb. 15-17 in Austin; and

• consider to approve 8-10 county employees from various departments to attend Microsoft Office Word and Excel seminar on Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 in Tyler.

Cherokee County Commissioners Court meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at the county court house in Rusk. The meetings are open to the public and include time for citizen comment.

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