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Texas county jails near breaking point

The pandemic has pushed Texas county jails to the brink. Incarcerated people there have been hit hard by COVID-19, and jails are struggling to keep staff and attract new employees.

Paul Flahive of Texas Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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