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Woman Having A 'Bad Day' Arrested After High-Speed Chase

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HUTCHINS (CBSDFW.COM) - A woman who told deputies she was having a "bad day" was arrested early Tuesday morning after a high-speed chase through southeast Dallas County.

It began around 12:45 a.m. as deputies tried to pull the driver over for a traffic stop on Interstate-45 near Interstate-20.

The woman sped off and deputies gave chase, sometimes going at speeds of 120 miles per hour.

Twenty minutes later, she stopped on Wintergreen Road, west of Interstate-45 in Hutchins, where she was arrested.

Breanna Nicole Bettis
Breanna Nicole Bettis (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

The woman was later identified as 20-year-old Breanna Nicole Bettis. She faces a charge of felony evading arrest.

When asked why she didn't stop, deputies said the woman told them, "I was having a bad day."

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