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With rains progressing down in the Gulf, we've upped our rain coverage today to 40%. Highs will reach the lower 90's. Showers will continue on and off for tonight and spilling over into the morning hours on Saturday. Saturday sees a 70% coverage of showers with highs only reaching the mid and upper 80's. By Monday, Labor Day, we taper our rain ...
Ex-teacher sentenced for distributing child porn
HOUSTON (AP) -- A former elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.
Juan Antonio Villarreal was sentenced Tuesday in Houston after pleading guilty earlier in the year to a variety of charges. Prosecutors say the investigation began last year when a Beaumont police officer discovered several images of child pornography on the Internet. Those images were traced to a computer at the Houston home of the 53-year-old Villarreal. Investigators ultimately found nearly 1,500 images and about 275 videos of child porn.
Villarreal taught the third grade at a Houston elementary school at the time of his arrest.
Testimony in court revealed that Villarreal at one point tricked an underage relative to send him nude photos of herself that he posted online.