What do you think of a teacher commits improper sexual encounters with students?
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Today, we are looking at the case involving Tonya Flink, 40, of Haltom City, Texas. Flink was a computer technology teacher at a local Haltom City High School when she had multiple sexual encounters with several different students. The real twist in this story is that this former teacher is now married to one of her students who was one of her victims.
Last week it was announced by the Huffington Post that Flink had plead guilty to “two counts of improper relationship between educator and a student”.
During 2010-2011 school year, Flink had relationships with at least four of her students. One of her victims said that she “liked young Hispanic kids” and that she had told him she loved him.
More reports show that Flink, in a period of a few months, had called one of the four victims 850 times, gave him gifts and showed up at his back door in the middle of the night. None of the victims’ names have been released.
It wasn’t until one of the victims began living with Flink and his parents found out that someone reported anything to the police. It was then through the investigation the other three victims became known.
After pleading guilty, Flink was put on probation, but the question still remains whether or not she would be added the the sex offender registry.
So, what do you think? Should Tonya Flink be placed on the sex offender registry?
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