FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An ex-journalism teacher at a North Texas high school has been sentenced to a maximum 60 years in prison for soliciting teens for child pornography.

Gregory Bogomol (BOH’-guh-mahl) of Fort Worth was sentenced Thursday.

The 39-year-old Bogomol pleaded guilty Oct. 15 to two counts of production of child pornography.

A federal judge in Fort Worth sentenced the former Denton High School teacher to 30 years per count, to be served consecutively.

The investigation began last April when the parents of a 15-year-old Louisiana boy reported he received sexually explicit cellphone messages from someone pretending to be a girl.

Prosecutors say Bogomol coerced the youth into sending a nude photo of himself. Bogomol days later coerced another child to also send a suggestive image.

Bogomol resigned shortly before his arrest last May.

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