Sarah Fields has been promoted from Criminal Investigation Lieutenant to Captain at the Panola County Sheriff’s Office. Fields has been a law enforcement officer for more than 30 years. As part of her career, she has served on the Texas State Child Fatality Review Team.

Recently-retired Justice of the Peace David Gray was also sworn in as a reserve deputy. Gray’s law enforcement career includes a tenure at the sheriff’s office, where his final role was criminal investigator. He served as JP for Precincts 1 and 4 for the past 12 years.