DEPORT, Texas (KXII) -- The youngest mayor in Lamar County turned himself in to authorities last week for allegedly stealing city property.
27-year-old Deport Mayor John Mark Francis surrendered Friday on charges of theft of property between $2,500 and $30,000 by a public servant..
Court documents state Francis stole city owned office supplies between last June and March of this year.
A grand jury has indicted Francis on the charge.
His arraignment is scheduled for next month.
Francis was elected mayor of Deport last May.