Gatesville prisons employs 2,600Gatesville prisons employs 2,600https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=91582012-11-01T07:57:00Z2012-10-31T00:00:00Z

GATESVILLE - The six Texas Department of Criminal Justice units in Gatesville — which occupies 1,770 acres — employs 2,600 people and houses 8,500 inmates, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce.

Each unit offers educational programs to eligible inmates through the Windham School District, which has a faculty and staff of 66 in the Gatesville area.

Classes offered vary from unit to unit and range from basic literacy and job skills to college academic courses in cooperation with Central Texas College and Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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