Preston E. Smith Unit

Preston E. Smith Unit Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: December 18, 2022
Postal Code
Smith County
Phone Number
1313 CR 19, Lamesa, TX, 79331-1898

About Preston E. Smith Unit

Preston E. Smith Unit offender search: Address, Bond Information, Post Date, DOB, Bond, Arrests, Bookings, Authority, Degree Level, Complaint, Bond Information, Booking Date, Mugshots, Incarceration Date, Last Name, Arrest Records, Release Date, INS, Gender, Jail Roster, Charges, Who's in jail, Disposition.

Smith County, Texas is home to the Preston E. Smith Unit. The Preston E. Smith Unit is known as a minimum-security correctional institution that on an average day is home to 2234 offenders.

These offenders will be kept in a dormitory style housing unit. The offenders will have many programs to participate in, if they choose. These programs include the following:

  • GED Programs

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Certification Programs

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports

Sending a Mail/Care Package

To ensure that the inmate you are mailing a letter or a package to gets your mail, please use your return address on the envelope and us the following format to address your envelope as well:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number

​Preston E. Smith Unit

1313 CR 19, Lamesa, TX, 79331-1898

Sending Money

In order to deposit money into an inmate's account, you will need to create a JPay account. Creating a JPay account will only take a few minutes, but it will allow you to deposit money into an inmate’s money account within a few minutes.

Phone calls

One of the few things inmates can do while inside the Preston E. Smith Unit is to use the telephones which can be found in the common areas in the housing units.

The phones will be in use from 7 am to 10 pm. Inmates will be allowed to go over to the telephones to make 15-minute calls when they have downtime. All calls will be monitored.


The Preston E. Smith Unit encourages family and friends to visit the inmate while they are serving out their time.

Please keep in mind that the Preston E. Smith Unit can halt visitation for any reason such as a lockdown, and/or a riot. You should always contact the facility directly, if you are coming from a long distance to ensure that visitation is still on for the day you are visiting.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Other Types of Correctional Facilities in Texas