A motion to establish positions for Bowie County Courthouse security to be funded from courthouse security funds failed by a 2-3 vote at Monday's commissioners court meeting.

Courthouse security funds are collected from fees assessed when defendants are found guilty of various offenses.

The courthouse security funds are collected from fees assessed when defendants are found guilty of various offenses.

Commissioners have disagreed about courthouse security funding in recent weeks amid the county's budget crisis.

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Published: 08/11/2014