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East Texas man sentenced on third DWI charge

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Dallas Sparks (Source: Smith County Jail) Dallas Sparks (Source: Smith County Jail)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Dallas John Henry Sparks, 65, was sentenced on a third DWI charge on Tuesday. Sparks was arrested on January 11. 

Sparks appeared before Judge Christi Kennedy in Smith County where he pleaded not guilty to the felony charge. His previous two DWI charges are from June 5, 2008 and June 22, 1987.

Sparks was sentenced to ten years in prison, but because this is his first felony offense, he will receive ten years of probation. 

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