SAN ANTONIO – Texas State Representative Laura Thompson was arrested Wednesday for assaulting a family member.
Thompson represents Texas House District 120 and is the first independent to serve in the Texas House in more than 50 years.
She is up for re-election in less than 3 weeks running against Democrat Barbara Gervin-Hawkins.
According to Bexar County Jail records, Thompson is now out on bond.
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