- Texas Prison Bidness, "Private prison contract draining Liberty County coffers even as jail population declines"
- Conroe Courier, "Liberty County jail warden, chief fired"
- KTRK-TV, "Texas Rangers investigating a claim of inmate-jailer relationship inside Liberty County Jail"
Add this episode to the growing body of evidence that the private prison bubble in Texas is bursting, and add Liberty County to the list of empty, speculative jails scattered across Texas. County commissioners commissioned a graduate student from Texas State to conduct "a deprivatization study ... on the feasibility of Liberty County possibly taking over control of the jail" to get out from under the onerous contract terms.