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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Friday, Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner, the Potter County Commissioners Court, district court judges, and officials participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the new district courts building on the southeast corner of 6th Avenue and Pierce street.

This nearly 160 thousand-square-foot district courts building will include courtrooms, jury assembly, county offices, courtroom in-custody holding, and records storage. The building will also feature security enhancements including separate sheriff’s access with a vehicle sally port for security and safety, as well as separate access for judges and other elected officials.