Jackson County Plans New $9.8 Million Jail by Mark Friedman Posted 5/6/2013 12:00 am Jackson County officials hope to start construction on a $9.8 million 104-bed jail by August to replace the Newport detention center, which was targeted to be closed because of its poor conditions. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.