In Texas, if you have 2 or more previous conviction you will be charged with a Felony DWI. This is a serious charge and needs a serious defense. A DWI 3rd or more is a 3rd degree felony. You are facing 2-10 years in the Texas Department of Corrections, i.e. PRISON!!! The maximum fine is up to $10,000 and the judge will suspend your license from 180 days up to 2 years if convicted. In addition to courses and community service, you will continue to have ignition interlock on your car.
A felony DWI conviction has serious consequences that will impact you long after you have finished your sentence. A convicted felon may not vote, serve on a jury or a grand jury. If you are successful on probation, these rights could be restored by the judge. Convicted felons cannot hold public office and you will not be able to possess a firearm for five years after you complete probation or are off parole if you are sentenced to prison. There could be immigration consequences as the result of the felony conviction. You may not be able to hold some jobs if you are a convicted felon.