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Amber Alert Canceled for Houston County Toddlers

Grandmother, children found in Fort Worth

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    Bonnie Benton Miller, center, is suspected of abducting her grandchildren, 2-year-old Nevaen Kimora Simpson, left, and 1-year-old Jordan Malik Simpson. They are believed to be in a silver, four-door 2005 Honda Accord with Texas license plate CYX069.

    An Amber Alert issued for two Houston County children has been canceled.

    Authorities on Thursday issued the alert for two toddlers, 1-year-old Jordan Malik Simpson and 2-year-old Nevaen Kimora Simpson, who were believed to be with their grandmother.

    Police found Bonnie Benton Miller and her two grandchildren in Fort Worth near the 900 block of East Richmond Street at about 3:30 p.m. Friday.

    Miller was arrested, and the children were taken into temporary Child Protective Services care.

    The children's father is traveling to Fort Worth to meet with CPS officials and get his children, Fort Worth police said.

    On Thursday night, KPRC-TV in Houston reported that Miller had refused to return the children to their father after a Christmas visit. Their father recently received sole custody of the children after their mother died, and Miller left with the children while court proceedings were being finalized, authorities said.

    Miller's brother told NBC 5 that she had cared for the children all along and never would have harmed them.

    While the Amber Alert was issued from Houston County, officials said Miller had relatives in North Texas, KPRC reported.

    NBC 5's Scott Gordon contributed to this report.