An Altamont probation officer has been arrested on charges of official misconduct.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, probation officer Tara Van Hooser-Prater was investigated for engaging in a physical relationship with a person on active probation in Grundy County.

The Grundy County Grand Jury indicted Van Hooser-Prater with two counts of official misconduct on November 12.

Van Hooser-Prater was arrested on Wednesday and booked into the Grundy County Jail.