A parole absconder was arrested late Thursday night in Texas County, authorities said.

Lamar D. Benton, 44, of West Plains, was wanted on a felony warrant from the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole, according to a report. He was also cited on charges of driving while revoked and failure to properly equipment a motor vehicle with two lighted headlamps.

Benton was taken to the Texas County Jail.

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