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Texas DPS Director Praises Houston County

Texas DPS Director Praises Houston County

Steven C. McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety (right) presented Kenneth "Red" Smith Constable Precinct Two (center) and Houston County Judge Erin Ford (left) with plaques of appreciation for their support for the Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday, Jan. 23. McCraw made the presentation at the dedication ceremony for the new DPS offices in Crockett. The offices are located at 112 East Houston Ave., where the former Houston County Jail building was renovated to meet the needs of the DPS. Praising Houston County, McCraw said, "Many places we go, people ask what we can do for them. In Houston County, you ask what you can do for us. We appreciate that." The DPS office includes the drivers license office, the Texas Highway Patrol offices and the Texas Rangers office. (Photo by Kelly McChesney)