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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has named longtime state prisons official Tony Parker as the new commissioner of the Department of Corrections.

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The Tennessee Department of Correction has added an automated fee payment system for court-ordered fines, fees and restitution.  There is a charge to use the online or telephone payment system, but the vendor isn't charging the state for the service.  Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield says the system will free up probation/parole officers to spend more time supervising offenders in communities.