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(a) No person may sell or offer for sale mixed beverages at any time not permitted by this section.
(b) A mixed beverage permittee may sell and offer for sale mixed beverages between 7 a.m. and midnight on any day except Sunday. On Sunday he may sell mixed beverages between midnight and 1:00 a.m. and between 10 a.m. and midnight, except that an alcoholic beverage served to a customer between 10 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday must be provided during the service of food to the customer.
(c) In a city or county having a population of 800,000 or more, according to the last preceding federal census, or 500,000 or more, according to the 22nd Decennial Census of the United States, as released by the Bureau of the Census on March 12, 2001, a holder of a mixed beverage late hours permit may also sell and offer for sale mixed beverages between midnight and 2 a.m. on any day.
(d) In a city or county other than a city or county described by Subsection (c), the extended hours prescribed in Subsection (c) of this section are effective for the sale of mixed beverages and the offer to sell them by a holder of a mixed beverages late hours permit:
(1) in the unincorporated areas of the county if the extended hours are adopted by an order of the commissioners court; and
(2) in an incorporated city or town if the extended hours are adopted by an ordinance of the governing body of the city or town.
(e) A violation of a city ordinance or order of a commissioners court adopted pursuant to Subsection (d) of this section is a violation of this code.
(a) No person may sell, offer for sale, or deliver beer at any time not permitted by this section.
(b) A person may sell, offer for sale, or deliver beer between 7 a.m. and midnight on any day except Sunday. On Sunday he may sell beer between midnight and 1:00 a.m. and between noon and midnight, except that permittees or licensees authorized to sell for on-premise consumption may sell beer between 10:00 a.m. and noon if the beer is served to a customer during the service of food to the customer.
(c) In a city or county having a population of 800,000 or more, according to the last preceding federal census, or 500,000 or more, according to the 22nd Decennial Census of the United States, as released by the Bureau of the Census on March 12, 2001, a holder of a retail dealer's on-premise late hours license may also sell, offer for sale, and deliver beer between midnight and 2 a.m. on any day.
(d) In a city or county other than a city or county described by Subsection (c), the extended hours prescribed in Subsection (c) of this section, or any part of the extended hours prescribed in Subsection (c) of this section are effective for the sale, offer to sell, and delivery of beer by a holder of a retail dealer's on-premise late hours license:
(1) in the unincorporated areas of the county if the extended hours are adopted by an order of the commissioners court; and (2) in an incorporated city or town if the extended hours are adopted by an ordinance of the governing body of the city or town.
(e) A violation of a city ordinance or order of a commissioners court adopted pursuant to Subsection (d) of this section is a violation of this code.
(1) prostitution;
(2) a vagrancy offense involving moral turpitude;
(3) bookmaking;
(4) gambling or gaming;
(5) an offense involving controlled substances as defined in Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code or other dangerous drugs;
(6) a violation of this code resulting in the cancellation of a license or permit, or a fine of not less than $500;
(7) more than three violations of this code relating to minors;
(8) bootlegging; or
(9) an offense involving firearms or a deadly weapon.

(b) The county judge shall also deny an original application for a permit if he finds that five years have not elapsed since the termination of a sentence, parole, or probation served by the applicant or the applicant's spouse because of a felony conviction or conviction of any of the offenses described in Subsection (a) of this section.

(c) The commission shall refuse to issue a renewal of a wine or beer retailer's permit if it finds:
(1) that the applicant, or the applicant's spouse, has been convicted of a felony or one of the offenses listed in Subsection (a) of this section at any time during the five years immediately preceding the filing of the application for renewal; or
(2) that five years have not elapsed since the termination of a sentence, parole, or probation served by the applicant, or the applicant's spouse, of a felony conviction or conviction of any of the offenses described in Subsection (a) of this section.

(d) In this section the word "applicant" includes the individual natural per¬son holding or applying for the permit or, if the holder or applicant is not an in¬dividual natural person, the individual partner, officer, trustee, or receiver who is primarily responsible for the management of the premises.
. (a) Except as provided in Subsection (b) of this section, a person commits an offense if he purchases an alcoholic beverage for or gives or makes available an alcoholic beverage to a minor with criminal negligence.
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (b) of this section, a person commits an offense if he purchases an alcoholic beverage for or gives or with criminal negligence makes available an alcoholic beverage to a minor.
(b) A person may purchase an alcoholic beverage for or give an alcoholic beverage to a minor if the person is:
(1) the minor's adult parent, guardian, or spouse, or an adult in whose custody the minor has been committed by a court, and is visibly present when the minor possesses or consumes the alcoholic beverage; or
(2) a person lawfully providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor under Section 106.16.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(d) A judge, acting under Chapter 42A, Code of Criminal Procedure, who places a defendant charged with an offense under this section on community supervision under that chapter shall, if the defendant committed the offense at a gathering where participants were involved in the abuse of alcohol, including binge drinking or forcing or coercing individuals to consume alcohol, in addition to any other condition imposed by the judge:
(1) require the defendant to:
(A) perform community service for not less than 20 or more than 40 hours; and
(B) attend an alcohol awareness program approved under Section 106.115; and
(2) order the Department of Public Safety to suspend the driver's license or permit of the defendant or, if the defendant does not have a driver's license or permit, to deny the issuance of a driver's license or permit to the defendant for 180 days. (e) Community service ordered under Subsection (d) is in addition to any community service ordered by the judge under Article 42A.304, Code of Criminal Procedure, and must be related to education about or prevention of misuse of alcohol if programs or services providing that education are available in the community in which the court is located. If programs or services providing that education are not available, the court may order community service that the court considers appropriate for rehabilitative purposes.