Lamar Co. Commissioners appoint new Pct. 1 Constable

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Lamar County has a new Precinct 1 Constable after a majority vote by county commissioners.

Commissioners selected Travis Rhodes, who is currently a Patrol Captain at the Lamar County Sheriff's Office.

Rhodes will take over for Madeline Chance who decided to retire a year and a half into her second four year term. He will serve as Constable until voters pick a full time replacement in the November election.

Rhodes says he intends on running for the position in November.