Los Fresnos native becomes the first Latino judge of Hays County

SAN MARCOS, TX – On Jan. 1 Los Fresnos native Ruben Becerra became the first Latino judge of Hay’s County. 

Becerra’s mother resides in Brownsville. According to a news release sent by Hays County, his staff is also comprised of Valley natives. Alex Villalobos, of McAllen, is Becerra’s chief of staff and Anita Collins, of Harlingen, is his executive assistant.

“I am grateful for the privilege to be working for the residents of Hays County,” Becerra said in the release. “I will forever be humbled. Thank you for your vote of confidence.”