BREWSTER COUNTY -- A Brewster county judge is set to resign.
According to Big Bend now, Val Beard, who has been a Brewster County Judge since 1993, announced her plans to retire some time in early January.
Her announcement came Tuesday, after an executive session at the end of the regular Commissioners Court.
Beard reportedly told the paper that it's becoming difficult for her to give the time and energy the judge seat requires.
Brewster County Commissioners are now scheduled to meet October 31 to establish procedures for the selection of a successor.
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