Shelby County man arrested on charges of child porn, sexual assault of a child

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Bobby Halbert, 70. (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – A Shelby County man is behind bars on charges of aggravated sexual assault on a child, possession of child porn, and indecent exposure.

According to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Highway 96 in Center on Dec. 13. After investigating, 70-year-old Bobby Halbert was arrested on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, two counts of possession of child pornography, and two counts of indecency with a child by exposure.

Halbert is now booked into the Shelby County jail on bonds totaling $4.5 million.

The sheriff’s office says this is an ongoing investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

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