"I should have been more responsible and mature and took better control of the situation but I didn't and I'm ashamed of myself for not doing that."
Rhea County Commissioner Grover Parks freely admits to what happened that put him behind bars in the Rhea County Jail for 12 hours on one count of domestic assault last week.
"I just want people to know I didn't harm my wife in any shape. form, or fashion," says the 59 year old Parks, who deputies arrested Thursday night in Spring City after an argument with his brother-in-law escalated.
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