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Updated on: March 12, 2023

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Ruben M. Torres Unit houses over 1342 adult inmates, and it is nestled in Hondo, Texas. It is a Texas state prison that is located at 125 Private Road 4303, Hondo, TX, 78861. The Ruben M. Torres Unit is part of the Texas Department of Corrections.

Inmates at Ruben M. Torres Unit who are eligible can participate in work details that offer labor support for the surrounding counties. Inmates at Ruben M. Torres Unit are encouraged to participate in courses to learn to read, earn an adult basic education and get a GED.

Vocational skills taught at Ruben M. Torres Unit include culinary arts, wastewater treatment, custodial and building maintenance, landscaping, auto repair, forklift operator, and basic computer courses.

Ruben M. Torres Unit
Facility Name
Ruben M. Torres Unit
Facility Type
State Prison
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
125 Private Road 4303, Hondo, TX, 78861
Date Established
Offender Gender
Male Offenders
Postal Code
Medina County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

You can use the offender locator at the Texas Department of Corrections to find an inmate. It can be found here, and it is called the Inmate Locator.

You also should keep in mind that there are situations in which inmates are moved. If you do not have this information, you can locate an inmate using their seven-digit Offender ID #.

Sending a Mail

Inmates that are incarcerated in Ruben M. Torres Unit can receive letters from anyone. However, the mail cannot contain jewelry and/or contraband. In addition, if a sticker is placed on either the envelope or letter, the mail will be completely rejected. This is certainly an aspect to consider before the mail or package is sent.

The inmate mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Ruben M. Torres Unit

125 Private Road 4303, Hondo, TX, 78861

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Sending Money

Those who are housed in Ruben M. Torres Unit must receive money through JPAY. This can be done in a variety of ways.

You can also deposit money over the phone by calling this number 830-426-5325 .

There is also an instant mail option available through JPAY, as well. Any correspondence might be rejected for mail modification (glitter, stickers, etc). Obscene language should not be used.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Ruben M. Torres Unit can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with Texas prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

There are set hours for inmate visitors at Ruben M. Torres Unit, and it depends largely on whether you are placed in general population, protective custody, or maximum custody. The only days that are available for visiting are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Call the facility at 830-426-5325 to get more information.


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