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Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division - Prison

John Cochran
Senior Warden

Moore, B. (BM)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2010


Billy Moore Correctional Center
8500 North FM 3053
Overton, TX 75684

Phone: (903) 834-6186

Location: Three miles north of Overton in Rusk County

Unit Full Name: Billy Moore Correctional Center

Senior Warden: John Cochran

Deputy Director of Operations: Tara Burson

Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division Director: David Sweetin, Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division

Date Unit Established or On Line: June 1995

Total Employees: 138

Security Employees: 85

Non-Security Employees: 28

Education Employees: 15

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 10; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 500

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 210

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine services available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, CHANGES/Pre-Release; High School, OSHA General Construction. Managed by Windham School District and The Goodwill Excel Center.

Additional Programs/Services: Chaplaincy Services, Faith-Based Housing, Cognitive Life Skills, Dog Training Program, Community Garden

Community Work Projects: Services provided to local governmental agencies, food banks, and other local non-profit organizations.

Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Mentoring, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities, Support Groups, Rusk County Second Chance Initiative Dog Training Program

Operated by: Management and Training Corporation (MTC)