An important component in understanding parole eligibility is the calculation of “good time credits” which is determined by the assigned Line Class.
good conduct time
When Texas judges impose multiple sentences after conviction for multiple crimes they often have a choice on whether the sentences all run at the same time, known as concurrent, or whether the sentences are to run one after another, known as consecutive or stacked. How the judge orders the sentences to be served as well as which sentence is imposed first can make a dramatic difference in how long a prisoner has to wait to be eligible for parole.
Parole and mandatory release are terms which every offender needs to understand when planning on beginning a life after release.