Mail Rules

Mail must be addressed as follows:

Inmate Name and SO#
Burnet County Jail
PO Box 1098
Burnet, TX 78611

Only letters from an individual party may be received.

Books may be received if sent directly from the publisher or bookstore. Shipments from an online service such as Amazon, eBay, etc. will not be accepted. These books must be soft/paperback. Absolutely no hardback books or books with spiral binding will be accepted. Inmates are only allowed to have 3 books in their possession.

Inmates are not allowed anything generated from the internet.

Inmates are allowed newspaper/magazines sent directly form their publisher.

The following items will be denied if received at the Burnet County Jail:

  • Anonymous mail (mail without a full name and return address in the return address area).
  • Any material containing writings, drawings or pictures that are explicit or sexual in nature.
  • Anything that promotes violence and/or drug abuse.
  • Any illustrations or pictures of gang signs or tattoos.
  • Any inappropriate language or writing is prohibited.
  • Stamps or stamped envelopes.
  • Tablets, writing pads, or paper of any kind.
  • Plastic cards of any kind or cloth items.
  • Lipsticks, colognes, perfumes or any other unknown substance.
  • Saliva or body secretions on letters or envelopes.
  • Any stickers.
  • Ribbons or strings.
  • Watercolors, paints, crayons, or markers (not including colored pictures).
  • Specialty greeting cards that have movable parts, google eyes, pop outs, music, or larger than 5″ x 7″.