Orange County District Judge Buddie J. Hahn has resigned. His resignation letter was sent to Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday stating ” Please accept this, my letter of resignation as Judge of the 260th District Court of Orange County, Texas.

Hahn’s resignation will be effective June 30.

“It has been the greatest honor of my life to have served the citizens of Texas and Orange County as Judge,” Hahn said in his resignation.

Hahn served 34 years after becoming District Judge in Dec. 1984.