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Lea County District Attorney Resigns

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - The Lea County District Attorney is resigning.

Janetta Hicks will step down effective May 31.

Hicks took office in 2009 and dealt with budget issues and an expanding caseload.

She's credited with creating innovative new programs.

They were the first paperless prosecutor's office in the state.

The Governor of New Mexico will appoint the next district attorney.

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