James Ray Harris Jr was booked into the Kaufman County Jail on October 18, 2014, at 7:04 p.m. He was arrested by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department and charged with injury to a child, elderly, or disabled person with intent to cause bodily injury. Bond is set at $20,000. Harris is described as a white male, date of birth September 15, 1964, with brown eyes and brown hair, standing 5′ 7″ tall and weighing 300 pounds.
Harris was previously charged in Kaufman County with injury to a child, elderly, or disabled person recklessly causing bodily injury. That case was dismissed “in the interest of justice” on January 3, 2007.
Harris has also been twice charged with driving while intoxicated 2nd. He entered a plea of guilty in the first case on June 26, 1997, and another plea of guilty in the second case on December 13, 2001. Sentences in those cases are not recorded in the online court information.
On August 6, 2014, Harris entered a plea of guilty to assault causing bodily injury family violence and received 1 year probation, a fine of $500, and was ordered to perform 40 hours of community service. Court records indicate he is currently on probation in that case.