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Huntsville Prison | Huntsville Texas prison - search in pictures That was my house on the far right with the pillars


Justice Secretary: Lack of focus on education and improving skills in young offenders' institutions is a 'travesty'

The state of Texas determines how many prison spaces will be needed solely by the number of students who are held back a year in the third grade. It is astonishingly accurate


Texas prisons ban books by Jon Stewart and Langston Hughes—but not 'Mein Kampf' or David Duke

Texas Prison Museum

The Texas Prison Museam is located at 491 Hwy 75 N, Huntsville, TX 77320 just a short drive from Marina Village Resort on Lake Livingston at Trinity, Texas. Visit us at

Federal judge orders state to release details on inmate deaths from heat

A federal judge Wednesday ordered the Texas prison system to disclose the number of heat-related deaths among inmates statewide since 1990, sharply questioning why its lawyers had not provided the information sooner. The class-action suit contends more than 1,400 state prison inmates - mostly elderly and disabled - are suffering "cruel and unusual punishment" by enduring extreme summer heat without air conditioning. "The well-being of staff and offenders is a top priority for the agency…

CLYDE (of Bonnie & Clyde) - his mug shot taken in Dallas, Texas, prison (1926). He stood 5'4 while Bonnie stood at 4'11.