Parkin's City Clerk Arrested on Embezzlement Charges

PARKIN, AR - The city clerk of Parkin has been arrested on charges of felony theft of property after allegedly embezzling approximately $10,000 from city funds.

Authorities say 46-year-old Theresa Harris was arraigned yesterday on the charge in Cross County Circuit Court.  She is currently free on $10,000 bond.

The alleged crime occured in 2006.

The Parkin City Council is expected to meet soon to decide her fate of her future as a city employee.