FARWELL — A Bailey County elected official was behind bars Wednesday night greater than two months after a lawsuit was filed in a district courtroom geared toward eradicating her from workplace.
Bailey County Decide Sherry L. Harrison, 56, was arrested by the Parmer County Sheriff’s Workplace and booked into the Parmer County Jail Wednesday night on one rely every of official oppression of a minor and furnishing alcohol for a felony, in line with reserving data. He’s scheduled to be launched on a $1,500 private recognizance bond.
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Harrison’s arrest comes after the Bailey County lawyer filed a petition June 21 in Bailey County’s 287th District Courtroom to take away Harrison from workplace. On the trial, County Lawyer Michaela E. Key accused Harrison of gross ignorance and negligence in his duties, official misconduct, and intoxication whereas on or off obligation, all grounds for eradicating an elected official beneath Texas authorities legal guidelines.
Based on the petition, Harrison was allegedly intoxicated when signing the search warrants on a number of events. The lawsuit outlines Harrison’s numerous actions whereas in workplace that Key claims “ranged from slight negligence and neglect of his obligations to outright willful, unlawful conduct”.
Harrison was first appointed county choose in 2005, with an unexpired time period. After profitable a number of re-election bids over 17 years, she was unopposed within the March major election by Basil Nash, who is ready to take workplace in January.
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This text initially appeared on the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: A Bailey County judge has been arrested for official oppression, among other charges