Sheriff: Local security increases in aftermath of Kaufman County murders

Sheriff Roger Deeds comfired on Tuesday that Hood County is among several counties in Texas providing increased security for prosecuting attorneys following the recent murders of the district attorney and one of his assistants in Kaufman County, southeast of Dallas. “They (deputies) are stepping up the pace and increasing patrols around the building,” Deeds said of the Hood County Justice Center, which houses the District Attorney Office and the County Attorney Office along with numerous other offices.