TransPecos Foods Closes in Pecos

PECOS - NewsWest9 has confirmed that one of the largest employers in Pecos has closed its doors.

TransPecos Foods closed Tuesday morning. The company has informed employees and state workforce officials. In all, 89 people lost their jobs.

TransPecos tells NewsWest9 that the company had been looking for a financial partner to keep operating, but that did not happen.

The company says they are still in serious discussions to sell the business, but that the operation would likely be moved to another location.