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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Michael Gruver
Senior Warden

Boyd (BY)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1998


William R. Boyd Unit
200 Spur 113
Teague, TX 75860-2007

Phone: (254) 739-5555 (**051)

Location: Four miles west of Fairfield on Highway 84, Spur 113 in Freestone County

Unit Full Name: William R. Boyd Unit

Senior Warden: Michael Gruver

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region II

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: August 1992

Total Employees: 298

Security Employees: 219

Non-Security Employees: 47

Windham Education Employees: 12

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 17; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,372

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4, Safekeeping

Approximate Acreage: 734

Agricultural Operations: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Windham Region II Administrative Office; Laundry Services provided to the local Texas Juvenile Justice Department facility.

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Twelve-bed single cell housing area with wheelchair accommodations. Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Transmission); Construction Carpentry; Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance

Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local organizations, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Life Skills, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities