Third Chief in a Month to Be Named at Juvenile Justice Department

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department on Thursday is set to name its third leader in a month at a meeting of the board that oversees the agency. 

Linda Brooke, the current interim executive director, is leaving TJJD for a job in Fort Worth, Jim Hurley, the agency's spokesman, said Wednesday.

"It's simply a timing issue," Hurley said, indicating the departures had little to do with the agency itself, but rather with opportunities elsewhere.

Brooke worked with the former Texas Juvenile Probation Commission before it merged with the former Texas Youth Commission to form the current agency, the Texas ...

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