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Top Ranking Mississippi State Senator arrested on 3rd DUI Charge

One of the top ranking Republican politicians in Mississippi has been arrested on his 3rd DUI charge according to the Oktibbeha County Jail.

President Pro Tempore of the Mississippi Senate Terry Burton, who has been in the Mississippi Legislature since 1992, was arrested late Wednesday night.

Burton, from District 31, serves as the chair of the Senate Rules committee.

He was released on $1000 bond from the jail.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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