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A state lawmaker has called for a review of security procedures at a Houston-area halfway house from which 100 parolees fled in the past four years and recently began housing more than two-dozen high-risk sex offenders.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.
Bonuses of $4,000 are being offered to boost recruitment of state corrections officers as Texas prisons contend with short staffs.