Program Teaches Inmates Private Enterprise

By Allan Turner

Raymond White, left, Class 17 graduate, and Agustin Sierra, Class 18 graduate, work in the library during a Prison Entrepreneurship Program class at the Cleveland Correctional Center on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Cleveland, Texas. PEP is a privately-run program that trains inmates how to run their own businesses once they are paroled. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer)

CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) – Richard Rodriguez has a plan. With $100,000 in backing, the veteran oil field worker dreams of launching his own well service company in North Texas’ bustling energy fields.

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