Ethan Couch
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Anger over Texan teenager's drink-drive sentence

13 December 2013 Last updated at 08:14 GMT

There has been an angry reaction in the US after a wealthy teenage drink-driver, who killed four pedestrians, was given probation .

Ethan Couch, 16, registered at three times the legal drinking limit following the incident in Texas in June.

His lawyers argued his family's wealth and lack of parental oversight, so-called affluenza, justified rehabilitation .

Emily Thomas reports.