State Representative Richard Hardcastle announced he will not seek re-election as State Representative to Texas House District 68.
The district currently covers 16 counties, including Montague, Young, Jack, Hardeman, Cooke and Wilbarger.
Hardcastle was first elected to office in 1998.
He says when he first ran for office, his plan was to serve about 10 years.
By the end of his current term, Hardcastle will have served 14 years in office.