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A person using a mobile phone touch screen keypad to write a text message. (credit: Oslan Rahman/AFP/GettyImages)

North Texas Court Dismisses Case Against ‘Sexting’ Teacher

Most people believe the exchange of sexually explicit text messages between a teacher and student should not be happening and is probably against the law. But a North Texas court has ruled that some ‘sexting’ is actually free speech and protected by the law.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2014

North Texas youth gymnastics coach Lyndsey Ryan “Wes” Cox has been arrested and charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor. (credit: Plano Police Dept.)

Plano Gymnastics Coach Indicted For Attempted Online Solicitation

Plano police tell CBS 11 News that more victims have come forward with accusations against gymnastics coach Lyndsey Cox, who is charged with attempted online solicitation with the intent of having sex with a teenage boy.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

Kennedale High School teacher Brittni Nicole Colleps is accused of having of having sexual intercourse with students at her Arlington home. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Kennedale Teacher Gets 5 Years For Improper Relationship With Students

The former Kennedale High School teacher on trial for having sex with students was found guilty Friday on 16 criminal counts. During the punishment phase of the trial both Brittni Colleps’ husband and mother begged jurors for mercy.

CBSDFW.COM–08/17/2012

Kennedale High School teacher Brittni Nicole Colleps is accused of having of having sexual intercourse with students at her Arlington home. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students Won’t Take Stand

The trial of a former Kennedale High School teacher, accused of having sex with students, continues. But it will wrap up without the accused, Brittni Colleps, taking the stand.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2012

Kennedale High School teacher Brittni Nicole Colleps is accused of having of having sexual intercourse with students at her Arlington home. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Kennedale Teacher Arrested, Accused Of Having Sex With Students

A Kennedale High School teacher turned herself in to Arlington police Monday morning, after allegations were made that she’d had inappropriate relationships with several students.

05/16/2011

A man sends a text message on his cell phone.

Senator & AG Propose Reduced Punishment For “Sexting”

Some Texas lawmakers want the offense of “sexting” reduced to a misdemeanor. Under Texas law, anyone who transmits an explicit image of a teen can face felony charges of possessing or trafficking child porn.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2010