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Texas Teacher Gets 40 Years for Molesting Kindergartners

September 19, 2018No Comments

A former Texas kindergarten teacher received a 40 year sentence in state prison for molesting children in his classroom, specifically a six-year-old girl last year.

Texas Declares ‚Final Victory‘ in Voter ID Lawsuit

September 18, 2018No Comments

A United States District Court judge dismissed the lawsuit which challenged the Texas voter ID law, announced Attorney General Ken Paxton late Monday.

Texas Teacher Allegedly Sent Sexual Texts to 14-Year-Old Student, Say Police

September 14, 2018No Comments

A Texas middle school teacher is accused of sending sexually explicit texts that allegedly led to a summertime sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female student.

Mexican National Faces Deportation After Pleading Guilty to Voter Fraud in Texas

September 14, 2018No Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that a Mexican national pleaded guilty Thursday to voter fraud in three elections, including one for president in 2016 and will eventually be deported.

Impoverished Texas Border School District Faces Questions for $20M Sport and Water Park

September 13, 2018No Comments

Questions surround how a small, impoverished South Texas border school district paid for a $20 million „sports and learning“ complex that houses a 90,000 square foot water park.

Texas Teacher Accused of Sex Misconduct Lost Virginity to Teen Victim, Say Police

September 12, 2018No Comments

A now former Texas educator, charged on two counts of sexual misconduct, appeared in a Houston courtroom Monday after admitting she lost her virginity to her alleged 15-year-old male victim, say police.

University of Texas Tells Professors to Remove ‚Gun Free‘ Signs

September 11, 2018No Comments

Officials at the University of Texas at Austin recently requested that professors remove „gun free“ signs posted on their outwardly facing windows, but the deadline for „voluntary compliance“ has passed, and the signs remain.

Texas Tops List of 2018’s Best U.S. Real Estate Markets

September 7, 2018No Comments

Three North Texas cities topped the list of the nation’s best real estate markets to buy a home in 2018, according to a new report by WalletHub.

Texas Teacher Gets 8 Years for Sex and Marijuana with Student

September 7, 2018No Comments

A Texas high school teacher, who admitted to having sex and smoking marijuana with a 15-year-old male student, broke down in tears on Thursday when she was sentenced to serve eight years in prison.

Texas Teacher-Student Sexual Misconduct Cases Soar to 429

September 5, 2018No Comments

The number of Texas teachers accused of sexual misconduct with students soared for the 10th consecutive academic year, resulting in a staggering 429 investigations opened by education officials in 2017-18.