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Marvin A. Smith Facility

101 E. Methivin
Longview, TX 75601


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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Marvin A. Smith Facility:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Marvin A. Smith Facility
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Marvin A. Smith Facility
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Marvin A. Smith Facility Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Marvin A. Smith Facility
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Marvin A. Smith Facility

The Marvin A. Smith Facility, located in the city of Longview, in Gregg County, Texas is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 18320 Bookings, with a daily average of 916 Inmates and a staff of 229.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Marvin A. Smith Facility are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Marvin A. Smith Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Gregg County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Marvin A. Smith Facility also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Texas State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Marvin A. Smith Facility

Texas Gregg 916


101 E. Methivin
Longview, TX 75601




Court: 903-237-2699

District Attorney: 903-236-8490

Jail (Main): 903-753-3560

Juvenile Probation: 903-758-0715

Sheriff: 903-753-3560


Inmate's First and Last Name
101 E. Methivin
Longview, TX 75601


This facility, known as "Marvin A. Smith Facility" is also known as Gregg County Jail, Marvin A. Smith Facility, Texas, Gregg.