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Athens Mayor James "Monte" Montgomery submitted his resignation Friday, June 4, "effective immediately," according to the city's Facebook page.
Longview police arrested Montgomery, 63, Thursday on charges of online solicitation of a minor and sexual conduct, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
This Week's Circulars
- UPDATE: Quick response helps rescue juveniles from one-vehicle crash
- Weatherford trucker awarded 'Highway Angel'
- DFW artist brings vibrancy to downtown Weatherford
- Two injured after aircraft makes emergency landing
- Donald Trump Jr. draws crowd at Film Alley
- A HERO'S HONOR: Former Huey pilot recognized for actions during Vietnam War
- PCSO seeks information on theft suspects
- Lost your vaccine card? No problem.
- 'MONUMENTAL' DAY: MWFD holds push-in ceremony for new ladder truck
- ESD 1 board approves equipment transfer from WCFA