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Tonya Couch

Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram/pool photo

A judge has sharply reduced the bond of the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck.

Paul Moseley / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The mother of a fugitive teen who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken crash has arrived at a North Texas jail.

Christopher Connelly / KERA News

Before Ethan Couch and his mother fled to Mexico, they held a going-away party. Then they hopped in a pick-up truck and drove to the border.