Tag Archives: Texas

TX Teacher May Lose Job over STEAMy Past in Porn

A 38-year-old Texas middle school teacher is on administrative leave after being outed as an adult film performer in the early 2000s. Until November 29, Resa Woodward taught science at the Young Woman’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs Middle School, which is part of the Dallas Independent School District. She reportedly has been a teacher…

TX Teacher’s Aide Pleads Guilty to Sexting and Improper Relationship with Student

Sometime during the middle of the 2013-2014 school year, Kearney Day, a 20-year-old teacher’s aid in the Allen Independent School District, used the Kik messaging app to start chatting with an unnamed 16-year-old student. In April 2014, the student told members of the Allen High School administration that she and Day were in a relationship.…

TX Teacher Fights Student Sexual Assault Charges by Claiming a “Right to Intimacy”

At first blush (if anyone actually does that anymore), this seemed like a fairly straightforward, technology-facilitated teacher-student boundary violation. But then the legal documents began flying … Sex and a Guilty Plea In May 2014, a 17-year-old student showed a cellphone video to the principal of Richard King High School in Corpus Christi, Texas. The…

10 Years of Detention? TX Middle Schooler Faces Felony Charge for Online Threat

A 13-year-old girl in Dallas, TX is facing a third-degree felony charge for posting a shooting threat on Instagram. Officials at the T.W. Browne School in southwest Dallas were told last Monday night that someone had posted a photo to Instagram of man pointing a gun straight at a camera, with the following grim caption:…

Texas Elementary Teacher Fired for Inflammatory Facebook Post

It was the pool party seen round the world. On June 5, a number of officers from the McKinney Police Department allegedly responded to a “disturbance” or “reports of possible violence” at a pool party at the Craig Ranch North Community Pool in McKinney. It’s not entirely clear who phoned in a report or why,…

22-year-old Files Federal Lawsuit Alleging School District Failed to Stop Abuse by Band Teacher

A 22-year-old young woman named Robyn Lynn Ruiz filed a federal lawsuit against the Rio Hondo Independent School District in Rio Hondo, Texas on March 19, 2015. [A copy of the Complaint can be viewed at the bottom of this post.] In her Complaint, Ruiz alleges that the school district failed to protect her from…

Texas Dept. of Public Safety Embroiled in Dogg Fight

Me n my deputy dogg 🔫🌟✨ A photo posted by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:03am PDT An pretty innocuous photo taken at this year’s South by Southwest music festival has landed a state trooper in hot water. Pictured above is Trooper Billy Spears, who posed for a photo with rapper Snoop Dogg…