Panola County sheriff arrested, charged in corruption investigation
Carthage — Two months after being sworn into office, Panola County Sheriff Ron Clinton was arrested late Thursday in a public corruption investigation involving alleged theft, abuse of power and fraud.
After being taken into custody by Texas Rangers and the FBI, he was released by 10 p.m. Thursday from the Panola County Jail after posting $50,000 in bonds, county records indicated.
Clinton could not be reached Friday for comment.
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