Texas law teachers dating students

Police said their investigation led them to a 17-year-old male student, and determined he had been in contact with Fowlkes.“Lockhart parents entrust their children to us every day, and it is something we do not take lightly.

LOCKHART, TEXAS - A science teacher at Lockhart High School is in jail after the district and police said she was having an improper relationship with a student.

Lockhart ISD said Sarah Fowlkes, who has worked for LISD since October 2014, was arrested Monday afternoon after an investigation.

According to Texas Penal Code 21.12, an inappropriate relationship between educator and student is a criminal offense.

The law covers the employees of public or private secondary and primary schools.

Fowlkes turned herself in and was booked into the Caldwell County Jail, police said.

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