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Ex-Texas police chief getting probation for theft
A former East Texas police chief who had money trouble is expected to serve three years of probation for stealing from the city.
Angelina County District Attorney Clyde Herrington says ex-Diboll police Chief Kent Havard pleaded guilty to theft by a public service.
Havard resigned March 2, after 30 years with the Diboll police force, after being advised of the Texas Rangers investigation. His plea agreement Tuesday also requires Havard to pay a $500 fine, make restitution of $5,100 and surrender his peace officer's license.
Herrington says Havard had personal financi... Read more