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Mansfield Teacher Dies Days After Indecency Allegations

Mansfield Independent School District administrators have confirmed that Cora Spencer Elementary School teacher Alan Butler died on September 21. Butler was placed on administrative leave after an indecency with a child allegation.

CBSDFW.COM–09/22/2014

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Accusations, Death At ‘Friday Night Lights’ School

The Texas high school made famous in the book “Friday Night Lights” said that a longtime teacher committed suicide a day after being questioned about an alleged improper relationship with a student.

05/08/2014

Saralyn Gayle Portwood (credit: Collin County Jail)

Special Ed Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student

A Collin County teacher is out on bond, after deputies arrested her on allegations that she had an improper relationship with a student. Saralyn Portwood, 30, is a special education teacher at Princeton High School.

CBS 11–04/21/2014

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Middle School Teacher Fired Amid Bullying Allegations

A Grand Prairie teacher has been fired amid allegations she berated and bullied students preparing for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2014

Chris Francis (credit: Cleburne Independent School District)

Cleburne Teacher Resigns Amid Sex With Student Allegations

Administrators with the Cleburne ISD have accepted the resignation of a high school teacher and girl’s soccer head coach after the man’s arrest for Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2013

Mugshot of Clark Junior High School teacher Matthew Pappas, who is accused of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. (credit: Collin Co. Jail)

Princeton ISD Teacher Arrested For Sexual Assault Of A Child

A North Texas junior high school teacher has been placed on leave after being arrested for allegedly having inappropriate physical contact with a child.

CBSDFW.COM–05/09/2013

Cedar Hill ISD teacher Marlena Mints is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. (credit: Bessie Coleman Middle School website)

Cedar Hill ISD Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students

A teacher in the Cedar Hill ISD has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Teacher Marlena Mints is charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Improper Relationship With Students.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2013

Mugshot of former DISD teacher Scott Paul Alcaraz. (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Dept.)

DISD Teacher Terminated After Sexual Assault Charges

A 26-year-old former Dallas Independent School District (DISD) middle school math teacher and assistant basketball coach has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2013

Tonya Flink (credit: Haltom City Police Department)

Former H.S. Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students

Authorities in Haltom City are releasing information about the indictment and arrest of a former high school teacher, accused of having sex with at least four students. Former Haltom High School computer technology teacher Tonya Flink was arrested in December.

CBSDFW.COM–01/18/2013

Mugshot of Springtown ISD arrested teacher Vickie Sanchez Bruce. (credit: Wise Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)

Wise Co. Teacher Admits To Using Meth For Past 7 Years

A third-grade teacher allegedly told a Texas Ranger that she had been getting high on methamphetamines everyday before work, for nearly a decade.

CBS 11–09/28/2012

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 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

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