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Does Texas Have Parole Hearings?

A common misperception in Texas parole matters, probably because of the movies and television, is that parole hearings consist of the potential parolee being brought into a room and being interviewed by the parole board. That is absolutely wrong. In Texas, the offender is usually interviewed by someone from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles but it is done months in advance of the actual decision and the person doing the interview is not one of those who actually vote. Instead, the votes are made by two members ofRead More