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Former Brown County officer arrested

BROWNWOOD, Texas - A former Brown County Jail officer was arrested Thursday.  

Eric Tipton, 36, was arrested for two warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

This arrest comes after an investigation of Tipton  from the sheriff's office led by Deputy Scott Bird

Tipton was employed at the Brown County Jail from August 1, 2011 to May 8, 2013.  

He was released today after posting a $150,000 bond.

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