Newton County is one of 75 counties in Arkansas. Jasper is the county seat.
- Main article: Evaluation of Arkansas county websites
- Newton County does not appear to have an official website. A listing of county officials can be found at the Association of Arkansas Counties website.
- The FBI is investigating Newton County officials for $200,000+ in questionable expenditures of federal disaster funds and county road funds. Some of the money seems to have gone to companies owned by a quorum court member and his families. Former Newton County Judge Harold Smith made $214,097 in unauthorized and undocumented payments to several firms, including an excavating company owned by Justice of the Peace Mike Tabor, and to a farm supply company owned by Tabor’s stepfather.
- ↑ AAC - Newton County
- ↑ FBI investigating Newton County spending, Arkansas News, October 8, 2009