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Newly Elected North Texas Mayor Faces DWI Charge

Matt Smith For Mayor

Published : Monday, 16 May 2011, 7:18 AM CDT

MYFOXDFW.COM

ARGYLE, Texas – A man facing a charge of driving while intoxicated has been elected mayor of a small North Texas town, defeating the incumbent.

Matt Smith was elected mayor of Argyle in Saturday’s election, getting 253 of the 493 votes casts in the mayoral race. Argyle, a town of about 3,000, is located about 40 miles northwest of Dallas.

He wrote in an e-mail to the Denton Record-Chronicle that he’s honored to represent his fellow citizens.

Smith faces a charge of driving while intoxicated from a January arrest in nearby Flower Mound.

Denton attorney Rick Hagen has said Smith’s case is pending and he and his client plan to dispute it.

Read more on myFOXdfw.com: http://www.myfoxdfw.com/dpp/news/051611-Newly-Elected-North-Texas-Mayor-Faces-DWI-Charge#ixzz1MacL7b4B

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