more Over the past five years, the TEA opened investigations into nearly 900 inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
Click forward to see Texas educators accused or convicted in sex scandals during the 2015-16 school year.
more According to the Trophy Club Police Department, Katherine Ruth Harper, 27, met the student while at a local middle school as a 7th-grade English teacher, cheerleading coach and tennis coach.
An arrest warrant acquired by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram says that the pair exchanged nude photos and had sex multiple times over the summer break.
more Alexandria Vera Stovall Middle School, Houston Vera, 24, was accused of having a long-term sexual relationship with an underage student and turned herself into law enforcement on June 1, 2016, after being wanted by officials.
She was charged with sexual abuse of a child after she allegedly began a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.
less Alexandria Vera, 24, pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child.
more Psychiatrist Karen Lawson answers questions from defense attorney Ricardo Rodriguez during a sentencing hearing for Alexandria Vera, 24, a former Aldine ISD teacher, who accepted a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child, which has a maximum sentence of life in prison.A police report said Mc Daniel and a student had sexual intercourse sometime between December 2015 and January 2016, but no further details were listed.Read more: Central Texas high school teacher accused of improper relationship with student less Clarissa Mc Daniel Llano High School, Llano Mc Daniel, 28, of Llano, was arrested on May 13, 2016, on two counts of improper relationship between an educator and a student. more Brenda Pawelek George West ISD, South Texas Pawelek, 44, was indicted in May 2016 on charges of sexual assault of a minor after a boy admitted to having sex with her in 2014-2015 school year.However, under the plea deal, her possible punishment is capped at 30 years and she is eligible for deferred adjudication probation.less Alexandria Vera, 24, a former Aldine ISD teacher arrives sits with her attorney Ricardo Rodriguez as they wait for her hearing to begin.
more Sarah Fowlkes Lockhart High School According to the police department, officers received a report March 10 from a school administrator at Lockhart High School about a possible inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher.