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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.