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Katherine Harper, 27, is charged with orchestrating the improper relationship, which allegedly included the exchange of naked text messages with the teen.
Late last week, cops arrested Rebecca Goerdel, 28, on suspicion she entered into an improper relationship with a student at the Young Men’s Leadership Academy at Kennedy Middle School in Grand Prairie, Tex.
A cheerleading coach in Texas exchanged her pom poms for handcuffs this week after being accused of having multiple romp sessions with a male student.
One of the victims said he and the 29-year-old instructor had sex more than 10 times before he found out she was two-timing him with the second victim.
She’s just the latest female teacher to be exposed in recent weeks after the Austin American-Statesman found that close to 700 Texas teachers have had their teaching licenses yanked since 2010 due to allegations of impropriety with pupils.
Harper, meanwhile, posted $15,000 bail this week amid facing a second degree felony charge.
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Days before that, Lockart (Tex.) cops arrested Sarah Fowlkes, 27, after a high school student alleged the biology teacher fondled him.
In February, Haeli Wey, a former math teacher at Austin’s Westlake High School, pleaded guilty to two counts of having an improper relationship with a pair of 17-year-old students.
The racy text messages reportedly included X-rated photos that were preserved on the teen’s phone, police said. The incident left the boy in tears.
Citing cellphone records, local TV station CW33 reported Thursday that Harper communicated 76 times with the boy over two months last summer.
Worth home and his house in Trophy Club, a ritzy town north of Dallas. An affidavit obtained by the Star-Telegram accused Harper of having sex multiple times with the 15-year-old inside her Ft. Harper reportedly met the boy during her time as an English teacher at Tidwell Middle School, where she also works as a cheerleading coach and tennis instructor.
Katherine Ruth Harper, 27
School officials and local police began investigating Harper after receiving an anonymous tip last December.