Elizabeth Proctor: Civil Suit Connected to Teacher Sex Case Dropped, for Now

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Elizabeth Proctor: Seven years' probation for eleven months of sex with a 15-year-old boy
A civil lawsuit filed in connection to a case of teacher-student sex has been dropped, the Abilene Reporter-News has reported. Both the teacher in question and the Abilene Independent School District were named in the suit, which alleged that some teachers and AISD employees were negligent in not reporting rumors of the affair, and that some others retaliated against the boy after he came forth. The suit went on to claim that AISD further failed the victim in the case even after the teacher was convicted of improper relationship between a teacher and student.

No settlement has been paid, but this might not be the end of the matter, according to the family's attorney Donald Scott Mackenzie. He told the Reporter-News that he will decide whether or not to refile the suit in federal court after he and his clients meet informally with AISD officials Monday.

Let's back up and start this one from the beginning.

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Shelley Linder & Holly Lopez: Two More Teachers Accused of Sexing Up Students

Shelley Linder (L) and Holly Lopez: Both accused.
And your two Texas teachers of the day accused of having sex with students are: Shelley Linder from Brazosport High and Holly Lopez from central Texas.

Both have been arrested and face charges, of different types. Lopez, 32, is accused of having sex with boys aged 14 and 13, but it is not clear if they were her students at the time, so the charge is aggravated sexual assault of a minor. Linder, 25, faces two counts of an improper relationship between an educator and a student and two counts of enticing a child. Her victims were aged 16 and 17.

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Jason Lont: Katy High Theater Director Accused of Sexual Conduct with 15-Year-Old Boy

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Jason Lont is out on bond.
A theater director at Katy High has been charged with sexual assault of a child in relation to a 15-year-old boy the man allegedly met via Grindr, a gay-hookup app.

Jason Lont, 35, who is listed as an assistant theater director on the school's Web site, has been charged with performing oral sex on the boy, who is not a student. The incident happened at his Katy home.

Court documents show the boy's mother discovered text messages that indicated a sexual relationship between the two and contacted authorities.

The Katy school district told Fox 26 that Lont, who has been at the school since 2005, was placed on administrative leave January 12 after officials learned of the allegations.

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Patricia Aguilar: Juvenile Probation Officer Busted for Blowing Boot Camp Cadet

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Patricia Aguilar: Boy bragged to friend, friend made outcry to cops.
For one delinquent Rio Grande Valley juvenile, a sentence to boot camp was transformed into a ticket to a dream hummer holiday.

Somehow we don't think this was what the juvenile criminal justice system had in mind for the unidentified 17-year-old boy....

According to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio, Patricia Aguilar, a probation officer at the Amador R. Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp School in San Benito, admitted to performing oral sex on one of the cadets at the camp.

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Ajay Kumar Mangal: Teacher's Seduction Method for 16-Year-Old Student Included McDonald's, Candy & Condoms

Ajay Mangal: Accused of having sex with student.
Law enforcement authorities say charter-school teacher Ajay Kumar Mangal didn't just depend on the old sexting method when it came to seducing a 16-year-old student. He brought his game up a notch by the use of McDonald's and a trip to get candy and condoms.

Mangal, who was a teacher at YES Prep East End High School, has been charged with sexual assault of a child and improper relationship between teacher and student.

Court documents say he noticed the female student dancing at a going-away party for another teacher and the two began texting each other.

She told him she was 16 but, court documents say, he met her outside of school in September.

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Julie Ann Moore: Another Texas Teacher Snared in Student Sex Scandal

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Julie Ann Moore: There might be as many as three 15-year-old victims.
An Amarillo elementary school teacher is currently out on bond and has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in the back seat of her car during the halftime of a high school football game.

According to an arrest affidavit summarized in the Amarillo Globe-News, 34-year-old Julie Ann Moore approached the boy in the parking lot of Amarillo ISD's Dick Bivins Stadium and asked him if he "wanted to see something she had in her car." The boy later told police that she opened the glove box and showed him a box of condoms.

The boy said in the extremely detailed complaint that the two of them drove around the back of a nearby apartment complex, where she parked the car and they began making out in the rear seat.

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Heather Daughdrill: Busted for Sexing Teen Boy She Met at Bible Camp (w/ Video)

Heather Daughdrill faces charges.
A 28-year-old Lake Charles-area woman faces a bevy of charges after Louisiana police said she repeatedly had sex with a 13-year-old boy who she met at the Bible camp where she was a teacher/aide.

According to the Sulphur Daily News, Heather Daughdrill initiated the relationship in June and it continued until a complaint was filed in October. After her arrest on November 29, police told the paper that Daughdrill would pick her victim up from school without his parents' knowledge and subject him to sexual encounters. Louisiana cops also reportedly found sexually explicit texts between Daughdrill and her victim.

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Cynthia Stewart: School Counselor Sent 30 Nude Pics to 15-Year-Old Boy, Allegedly

Cynthia Stewart, fired.
A school counselor has been fired for sending sexually explicit texts and nude pictures of herself to a 15-year-old boy, the San Antonio Express-News reports.

Cynthia Stewart, 43, was fired by the Judson school district, even though initial federal charges of online solicitation of a minor have been dropped. The Express-News says the state is investigating allegations that the woman might have had sex with the boy.

The boy's parents discovered the illicit communications after noticing he was texting at odd hours, the paper says.

Clifton Grasham-Reeves and Kaci Pomerenke: A Tale of Two Texas Sex Cases

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Clifton Grasham-Reeves: His parole officer probably hasn't been born yet.

Is the Texas justice system simply a crapshoot? Is there still an enormous double standard when it comes to sex crimes? Or has Jerry Sandusky cast a huge shadow over future sentences for all those convicted of sex crimes against children?

A while back we introduced you to the tale of Clifton Grasham-Reeves, an actor and former English teacher at a Waco charter school. Grasham-Reeves was accused of seducing a 16-year-old girl he met while the two worked on a community theater play, and of having sex with her approximately four times. He was charged with four counts of sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child by contact.

Last week, just as the nation was gripped in the maw of the Penn State pedophilia scandal, the gavel came down on Grasham-Reeves. And man did that wooden mallet come down hard. Grasham-Reeves, a married father of an infant boy, was convicted. Despite a tearful plea for leniency, and a hitherto-clean criminal record, he was sentenced to 90 years behind bars. (The jury recommended the max 20 years on each count of sexual assault of a child and five years for the indecency charges; the judge accepted their advice and then ordered the sentences stacked.)

Right now Grasham-Reeves's parole officer is probably not even a twinkle in anyone's eye. He will not become eligible for parole until 2056. He will be 77 years old.

Earlier this month, 45 miles from Waco down I-35 in Belton, 31-year-old former teacher Kaci Suzanne Pomerenke was in court on similar charges.

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Chad Foster: Youth Pastor Has Sex with 16-Year-Old

Chad Foster: Accused of raping 16-year-old girl.
A Cypress youth pastor has been charged with raping a teenager who met him through the church.

Chad Foster, 32, faces three counts of raping the 16-year-old girl, according to court documents.

Foster was reportedly a pastor for high school-aged students at the Community of Faith Church this summer when he befriended the girl.

The relationship became sexual and continued until she told a teacher and another pastor at the church, and law enforcement was notified.

She said Foster repeatedly told her the relationship needed to be kept a secret due to the age difference.

He is in the Harris County Jail on a $90,000 bond.