Rangers arrest DPS trooper

Released by the Texas Department of Public Safety:

HENDERSON, TX - Texas Rangers arrested a DPS trooper Wednesday on an assault-family violence charge in Rusk County. Jeremy Fountain, a Highway Patrol trooper stationed in Henderson, was charged with one count of assault-family violence, a third-degree felony.

Fountain was booked into the Rusk County Jail on a personal recognizance bond of $10,000. He posted bond and was released. He has been with DPS since March 2003 and has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation.