Houston-area man, 2nd sex offender on Texas Most Wanted list arrested

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

AUSTIN, TX (KTRK) -- Two convicted felons on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted convicted sex offender list have been caught.

DPS on Tuesday announced 58-year-old Daniel Carroll Wright was captured in Beaumont. Investigators say 53-year-old Mack Houston Jr. was arrested in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Both men were nabbed last Thursday.

DPS says a tip led to the arrest of Wright. A $3,000 reward will be paid.

Wright was wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and parole violation. Records show he has convictions for aggravated sexual assault of a child, aggravated assault, burglary, escape and drug cases.

Houston was arrested based on information compiled by law officers. He was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. He has convictions for rape, burglary, drug counts and evading arrest.