The Honorable Henry Charles Cotton was sworn in at Bastrop City Hall on Friday morning, becoming the City's 52nd Mayor. Along with Cotton, the members of the Bastrop Council were also sworn in, all receiving the oath of office from Morehouse Parish Clerk of Court Carol Jones. Council members sworn in included Marvin Moore, District A, Larry Prater, District B, Robert Shaw, District C, Darry Green, District D and Howard Locke, District E. A large crowd attended the ceremony which was held at the fountain area on the North side of City Hall. Cotton and the new council officially assume office at midnight Friday.