Country singer Randy Travis arrested in Texas

Travis charged with public intoxication

Published On: Feb 06 2012 02:24:45 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 06 2012 02:27:33 PM CST
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SANGER, Texas -

Country western singer Randy Travis was arrested Monday morning in Texas on public intoxication charges.

Denton County Sheriff's Office said that Travis was arrested shortly after midnight in Sanger, where his vehicle was found parked in front of a Baptist church.

Police found Travis with an open bottle of wine and smelling of alcohol.

Travis was arrested and then released from the Denton County Jail a few hours later.

He was given a Class C citation, which is considered a misdemeanor.