Nowitzki's former fiancee now in Missouri jail

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki's former fiancee has been transferred from a Texas jail to a lockup in Missouri.

Authorities said Tuesday that Crystal Taylor, arrested at the Mavericks star's Dallas home in May, was taken to Missouri after posting bond in Jefferson County.

Taylor, 38, faces probation violation charges and a theft warrant in Missouri. She was charged with theft in Beaumont, Texas, for allegedly failing to pay for $10,000 worth of dental work in 2006.

Taylor has told The Dallas Morning News that she is pregnant with Nowitzki's child. Nowitzki has filed for custody if a paternity test proves he's the father.

Corrections officials in St. Charles County, Mo., said Taylor arrived early Tuesday to face probation violation charges.

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