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Smith Co. probation officer arrested, charged with injury to a child

Rachelle Hartgraves (Source: Smith County Sheriff's Office) Rachelle Hartgraves (Source: Smith County Sheriff's Office)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Smith County probation officer has been arrested for injuring a child following an investigation by the Smith County Sheriff's Department.

On Wednesday morning, detectives from the Smith County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division and the Children's Advocacy Center completed the investigation of injury to a child, a third degree felony.

The suspect was identified as Rachelle Ann Hartgraves. Mrs. Hartgraves was arrested on Wednesday the Smith County Adult Probation Department on Elm Street, where she worked.

The arrest is the culmination of an investigation that was initiated in 2012 and was recently reinitiated and completed on March 12. The arrest warrant was issued by 114th State District Judge Christi Kennedy.

Bond has been set at $10,000. Hartgraves was booked into the Smith County Jail at approximately 10:50 a.m.

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