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City makes first "good faith" payment of county jail fees

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BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

Last month, a lawsuit between a Region 8 city and county were working toward a resolution.

Monday, the city of Blytheville confirmed making their first payment of the jail fees that were at issue in that suit.

Blytheville Mayor James Sanders said the $350,000 payment made to Mississippi County was just the first.

Sanders called it a good faith effort and added that the total amount that the city will pay is still under negotiation.

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