Sheriff


Anthony Betterton, Sheriff

Serving citizens of Upshur County since 1983

Location:
Upshur County Justice Center

Mailing Address:

405 North Titus
Gilmer, TX 75644

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday

Phone:
903-843-2541

Fax:
903-843-2368

Responsibilities:

The Sheriff Office is divided into the following divisions: Sheriff Office, Jail Division and Dispatch. Jurisdiction includes the entire county for the prevention of criminal actions and arrest of offenders. Responsibilities include patrol of unincorporated areas,; detective and investigative services; supervision of the jail system; return of prisoners fro other jurisdictions; collection of bond forfeitures. The Sheriff is elected by the qualified voters for a four-year term.