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County officials evaluate jail conditions

On Thursday, Oct. 7, Eddy County officials spent roughly 90 minutes touring an organized maze of concrete walls and steel bars.

The in-depth tour of the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center (LEC) not only showcased the constricted environment inmates must endure, but also the working conditions for the LEC staff.

Throughout the tour, LEC administrator Rob Johnson pointed out locations where the jail...