A former San Antonio high school science teacher has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for using a cellphone to record himself having sex with a 15-year-old student.
A parole officer in the Texas prison system has been convicted of three bribery-related counts and faces up to 60 years behind bars.
An East Texas parole officer has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for using his state-owned computer to view child pornography.
Members of a Texas House panel say they feel conflicted about approving proposed new punishments for 17-year-olds who are convicted of capital murder with the mandatory possibility of parole after 40 years.
A jury on Wednesday found a South Texas woman guilty of capital murder in the drowning of her 6-year-old stepson at a Corpus Christi beach.
The reward for a known violent sexual offender has been increased. According to reports, Michael Enard has yet to be captured and authorities want him in custody immediately.