JEROME, Idaho (KLIX) - Jerome County will be hosting an open house for the new jail facility on Friday July 8. The public is welcome to attend the ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. and tours to be held every hour till 8 that evening. The new facility is located at 100 East 150 South in Jerome.

The $11.2 million Jerome County Criminal Justice Facility groundbreaking was held March 5th in 2015.

In May 2013 Jerome County voters passes a bond to fund the needed facility. The county had tried four previous times to get voter approved funding for the 132 bed facility.