Good news-you no longer need to travel to Halletsville or any other city to do business with the Texas Department of Public Safety, because the local office has officially reopened.

Damaged from Hurricane Harvey last year, the office at 8802 N. Navarro was not reopened, forcing people who needed to visit the office for licenses, driver's tests and other needs to find another office, and a temporary one had been set up at 2208 Leary Lane that opened in December until repairs could be made.

Now, we can get back to waiting in long lines at the usual DPS location, which is open Monday through Friday from 8-5.