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

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.
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