Following a meeting of the Jim Wells County Justices of the Peace and Sheriff Oscar Lopez, a new schedule was released for magistration at the county jail.

Effective June 11, magistrations at the county jail will will only be conducted from 7 a.m. through 10 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Lopez said anyone jailed or booked in after 10 p.m. will be magistrated the next morning after 8 a.m. Class C fines can be paid 24 hours a day.