Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett has resigned following his arrest on a cost of driving whereas intoxicated.
Hulett, 68, submitted his resignation letter Thursday, writing: “I’m actually grateful for the chance to serve my metropolis these previous ten years.”
Hulett was arrested early April 25 on a misdemeanor DWI cost and launched later that day on $1,000 bond. That cost was upgraded to a felony this week after authorities decided that he had twice earlier than been arrested on comparable prices.
Court docket information present that Hulett was arrested by Fort Price police in 2007 on a DWI cost. KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported that he crashed into one other automobile and his blood alcohol content material was discovered to be 0.122. Hulett was sentenced to 90 days in jail and two years of probation in that case.
A earlier intoxicated-driving arrest occurred in Missouri in 1999. According to the Hood County News, the arrest befell in Jackson County and Hulett had his report closed after finishing probation.
Hulett additionally was convicted on a cost of evading arrest in Hood County stemming from a March 2006 incident. He was sentenced to 6 months of neighborhood supervision.
Hulett has been Granbury’s mayor since 2013 and was beforehand a council member.
The Granbury Metropolis Council has scheduled a particular assembly for Monday night to just accept his resignation and think about holding a particular election in June to switch him.