HARDIN COUNTY, Texas — Hardin County's district attorney announced Wednesday he will not be running for a fourth term in office. 

David Sheffield said at the end of his current term he will not seek re-election. 

This term, Sheffield's third, will end on December 31, 2020. 

Sheffield said in a news release that he will have served for more than 30 years when this term comes to a close. 

"I love the people of this County and want to thank them for allowing me to serve," Sheffield said in the statement. 

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