(TERRE HAUTE) - There's been a plea agreement in the case against Vigo County Recorder Ray Watts.
Watts entered a plea this morning. His trial was set to begin this morning.
Watts pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery involving a former Deputy Recorder.
Two felony charges, stalking and official misconduct were dismissed.
Watts must submit a letter of resignation as Recorder by June 9th.
A recommended 180 days imprisonment is suspended. He will also be on probation for that length of time and must have no contact with the victim.
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