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Harleton Dollar General to stop sales of alcohol, permit erroneously approved | Business

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HARLETON — Two months after the new Dollar General store in Harleton shocked the community by being permitted to sale beer and wine in the legally “dry” area, TBAC says that the establishment now has to stop the sales due to an erroneous mistake by the Harrison County Clerk’s Office.

“By the admission of the county clerk, there in Marshall, they admitted that they signed off on the application in error and it should not have been signed off on, and that’s it,” explained Billy Keeling, an audit investigator with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. “The permit was issued, and it was issued in error and it should not have ever been issued.”

“But they’re not allowed to sale alcohol, though, and they will not be receiving any deliveries anymore,” he said of the store, located at 17382 Texas 154.

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