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Canyon Lake teacher arrested in November for alleged inappropriate relationship with 15-year-old scholar, reports say

CANYON LAKE, Texas – A former teacher at Canyon Lake High School was arrested on Nov. 14 for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old scholar.

Devon Hooper, 38, was booked into Comal County Jail and launched the identical day on a cost of improper relationship between educator and scholar, court records present.

Comal County Sheriff’s Office detectives discovered of the allegations in October after the sufferer’s dad and mom filed a police report.

The Herald-Zeitung reported that Hooper despatched the sufferer express images and messages for at the very least a month.

“There were several mentions of sexual acts, meeting outside of school, and touching,” in line with a legal grievance obtained by the paper. Hooper additionally allegedly despatched pictures of herself in lingerie to the sufferer.

Hooper was additionally reportedly the sufferer’s teacher this year and had additionally been the sufferer’s teacher the prior.

Canyon Lake High School Principal Mark Oberholtzer mentioned Hooper resigned previous to being arrested, and the district waited to inform dad and mom in regards to the allegations till after the investigation was concluded.

“Several messages observed showed that Devon was aware that her actions were illegal and that she could be fired and or arrested for her actions with (the boy),” in line with the legal grievance.

Comal County Sheriff’s deputies mentioned Hooper admitted to the communications and offered a press release to high school officers in an try to elucidate the relationship.

According to MyCanyonLake, Hooper is married to a different Canyon Lake High School employees member.

“I know that it can be quite disturbing to learn that one of our former teachers was charged with a crime such as this,” mentioned Principal Mark Oberholtzer in a press release despatched to folks.

It’s the identical wording Canyon High School Principal Dustin Davisson used when he despatched a letter to folks concerning one other teacher who was arrested for having an inapprpriate relationship with a scholar in 2021.

Emily Anderson was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a kid, a second-degree felony, in August 2021. The former particular training inclusion help teacher pleaded responsible earlier this week to sexual assault of a kid and improper relationship between an educator and scholar expenses after admitting to having intercourse with a scholar in a category closet.

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