A woman who helped a Tennessee teen leave home to become a prostitute in Texarkana pleaded guilty in Miller County Wednesday.
Ashley Elizabeth Hatfield, 27, appeared with Managing Public Defender Jason Mitchell before Circuit Judge Kirk Johnson in a courtroom at the Miller County jail Wednesday. Hatfield plead to a count of transporting a minor for prohibited sexual conduct.
Hatfield was sentenced to six years felony probation and must register as a sex offender as part of a plea bargain negotiated by Jason Mitchell and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Connie Mitchell, who are not related. Hatfield is also required to pay a $2,500 fine.