Gregg County child support delinquency rate at 39%
Gregg County — About $21 million in child support was paid in Gregg County in 2011, but the latest month with data available indicated almost 40 percent of the parents under court order still failed to meet their obligations.
Percentages were similar in Rusk, Panola, Upshur and Harrison counties, Texas Attorney General Records show. They all cast a better light on this area when contrasted with the metro counties of Harris, Bexar and Dallas, where the snapshot from 2011 revealed delinquency rates of 42 percent to 46 percent.
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