East Texas Multi-Use Facility

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East Texas Multi-Use Facility
Location900 Industrial Drive
Henderson, Texas
Statusopen
Security classmixed
Capacity2236
OpenedMarch 2004
Managed byManagement and Training Corporation

The East Texas Multi-Use Facility aka the East Texas Treatment (XQ) facility is a private prison located in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas, owned and operated by the Management and Training Corporation under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.[1]

The facility provides treatment services to offenders in In-Prison DWI Recovery programs, Substance Abuse Felony Punishment programs, and Intermediate Sanction Treatment programs. As of 2011 it was the largest licensed treatment facility in the state, [2] and "possibly the country," according to MTC's Regional Warden for the State of Texas, Kerry Dixon.[3]

Opened in March 2004, this facility houses:

  • a maximum of 500 males in DWI Offender programs
  • a maximum of 336 males in Substance Abuse programs
  • a maximum of 1400 (1176 male and 224 female) in ISF (Intermediate Sanction Facility)

MTC owns three secure facilities in Rusk County for state prisoners: the East Texas Treatment; the Bradshaw State Jail, placed in idle status as of August 2020 because of declining populations;[4] and the Billy Moore Correctional Center.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Texas Treatment (XQ)". Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ Gilliand, Donald (3 March 2011). "Prison system 8: Think treatment is soft? Think again". PennLive / Harrisburg PA Patriot-News. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  3. ^ Griffin, Ashton (1 January 2018). "MTC Training Brings Business to Henderson". Henderson News, via Henderson (Texas) Economic Development. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  4. ^ Hedler, Ken (25 June 2020). "State to idle Bradshaw State Jail in Henderson; more than 200 workers will be laid off". Longview (Texas) News-Journal. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  5. ^ Guevana, Emily (9 July 2016). "Chapel Dedication Set Sunday for Bradshaw State Jail". Longview (Texas) News-Journal. Retrieved 28 January 2021.

Coordinates: 32°10′30″N 94°48′06″W / 32.175093°N 94.801669°W / 32.175093; -94.801669