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The Source: Boy Kings Of Texas And The Bexar County Sheriff


In The First Segment:

Domingo Martinez's "The Boy Kings of Texas" transports people into his Brownsville childhood, warts and all, in his memoir.

It's been called "an emotional roller coaster rendered in exquisite detail," by Publisher's Weekly and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Martinez was in town for the San Antonio Texas Book Festival last weekend and stops by the studio to talk about his recent literary success and why living in Texas is not something he ever sees himself doing again.

In The Second Segment:


Inheriting a jail called "dangerous" and "below standards," Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau has completed her first 100 days on the job.

We'll talk to her about her time at the helm and how she thinks things have improved, where things are heading, and what still needs to change.

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Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive