Magistrate Judge Headed to Austin in New Role

MIDLAND - The U.S. Magistrate in Midland has taken a new job and is headed to Austin.      Stuart Platt has been named general councel for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Platt is currently a U.S. Magistrate for the Western District of Texas. As general counsel Platt will advise the DPS director and managment in legal affairs.

Platt has served on the bench in West Texas for the past 13 years.