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"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood arrested for violating probation

This Dec. 27, 2010 photo released by the Madison County Sheriffs Department shows Amber Portwood, Prosecutors in central Indiana have filed felony domestic battery and child neglect charges against the star of the MTV reality show "Teen Mom." (AP Photo/Madison County Sheriffs Department) CBS

This Dec. 27, 2010 photo released by the Madison County Sheriffs Department shows Amber Portwood, Prosecutors in central Indiana have filed felony domestic battery and child neglect charges against the star of the MTV reality show "Teen Mom." (AP Photo/Madison County Sheriffs Department)
This Dec. 27, 2010 photo released by the Madison County Sheriffs Department shows Amber Portwood.
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(CBS/AP) ANDERSON, Ind. - Amber Portwood, a star of MTV's reality show "Teen Mom," may be spending her holiday behind bars after she was taken into custody Monday for violating the terms of her probation on felony domestic battery charges.

Court records show that probation revocation was sought for Portwood after she was accused of battery and public intoxication in connection with a fight in November. She is also accused of not obtaining her GED or completing anger management classes as required.

Madison Circuit Court Judge David Happe tells The Herald Bulletin that Portwood was ordered jailed until a Jan. 13 hearing. According to the Bulletin, Portwood could face two years in jail if convicted.

Police investigated the then-20-year-old Portwood after a 2010 "Teen Mom" episode showed her hitting her father's daughter, with the child present.

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