Reno City Mayor, Bart Jetton was arrested on Monday evening on a Capias/Motion to proceed warrant, according to the Reno City Secretary.
Lamar County Jail records confirm the arrest which relates to an offense on Oct. 27, 2021.
Jetton was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, stemming from a family disturbance at his Reno home in Oct. 2021.
Law enforcement, including Reno Police and Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a report of a family disturbance at the home of Mayor Bart Jetton in Reno, Texas, on Oct. 28, 2021.
The situation was resolved – that day – by an agreed temporary separation of the parties involved. The parties voluntarily, according to the city of Reno City Secretary, separated, and law enforcement left the scene. The follow-up liminal investigation of the matter was turned over to the Texas Rangers.
The investigation was the reasonability of the Texas Rangers. The decision to file charges was made by the Lamar County Attorney.
No further information on his current arrest is available at this time.