MIDLAND - The City of Midland celebrated the groundbreaking of their new municipal court on Monday afternoon.
The new 29,000 square foot two story building will be built on Texas Avenue.
The new courthouse will have secure entrances, three courtrooms, detention and arraignment facilities and offices.
Former Presiding Judge Robin Smith was in attendance, along with new Presiding Judge Sharon Hatten who was sworn in last week.
The building is expected to open in mid-2016.