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Kansas Secretary of Corrections Retiring

Associated Press - October 9, 2015 12:04 pm

The Kansas secretary of corrections has announced plans to retire.

Gov. Sam Brownback’s office said in a release Friday that Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts will retire at the end of the year. Roberts has led the state Department of Corrections since 2011.

Roberts, who has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Southern Mississippi, has also served as warden of El Dorado Correctional Facility and as a correctional counselor. He also has a master’s degree in education counseling and guidance.

Brownback’s office did not details any plans for replacing Roberts.