Sevierville Republican named to Parole Board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed former state Rep. Richard Montgomery to the Board of Parole.

Montgomery, a Sevierville Republican who chaired the House Education Committee last year, lost the August primary by 78 votes to Dale Carr in District 71.

Montgomery's term on the seven-member board will be for six years. He will be paid $93,700.

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