Lawsuits filed against former Angelina County officials will continue with new defendants, according to Angelina County Attorney Cary Kirby and the plaintiff, Mark Davis.

“There have been recent changes in county leadership,” Davis said. “With the new leadership, I am optimistic that these issues will be resolved sooner rather than later.”

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