Texas County officials were sworn in Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at the new Justice Center. Their duties begin at midnight.
John Casey, who replaces Joe Whestine as associate commissioner, was the lone new addition. Also sworn in were: Linda Garrett, associate commissioner; Tom Whittaker, coroner; Louie Carmack, surveyor; Theresa Campbell, public administrator; and Carl Watson, sheriff.
The officials were sworn in by Don Troutman, county clerk.