Russ Martin Pleads No Contest to Assault Charge

Ex-radio host will serve two years probation as part of plea agreement

By Greg Janda
|  Saturday, Jul 11, 2009  |  Updated 7:44 AM CDT
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Russ Martin Pleads No Contest to Assault Charge

Live 105.3 talk show host Russ Martin's mug shot after his arrest on assault charges in July 2008.

Ex-radio host Russ Martin plead no contest to assault charges today as part of a plea agreement.

Martin will serve two years probation, be required to take battery counseling, pay a $1,000 fine, and have "no harmful or injurious content" with the victim.

Prosecutor Sean Colston told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram if Martin violates his parole, he could face one year in jail.

Martin formerly hosted "The Russ Martin Show" on 105.3 KLLI-FM before the station switched formats in December of 2008.

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