GALVESTON With hundreds of family and friends watching over them, Galveston County s newest elected officials were ceremonially sworn into office Tuesday.

Fourteen individuals stood up before the assembled crowd at the Galveston County Justice Center and pledged to uphold and protect the laws of the U.S. constitution and, in the words of many, the Great State of Texas.

The group included Sherriff Henry Trochesset, who was elected in November, to replace one-term Sheriff Freddie Poor.

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