(Corning, New York) Even though the criminal case against teacher Teri Decker has been resolved, the family of the victim is not satisfied. The family has filed a civil lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court, suing everybody for undisclosed compensation and damages.
NY Teacher Gets 15 Days in Sex Case - Updated
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(Corning, New York) Teri Decker was sentenced yesterday by Judge Robert Cole to 15 days in jail and indeterminate probation.
NY Teacher Admits Guilt in Sex Case
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(Corning, New York) A 40-year-old teacher at East High School, Teri K. Decker, has admitted to engaging in sexual contact with a 16-year-old male student.
Decker appeared in Corning City Court today and pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child.
Investigators say Decker was inappropriately involved with a 16 year old male student at East High School.Sentencing has been scheduled for July 26.
They say on February 14, Decker pulled the student into a classroom, where they kissed and groped each other.
Decker also admitted to engaging in sexual conversations with the boy by text message over a month-long period and encouraging him to keep the relationship a secret from his mother after the relationship became public knowledge.
The text messages were numbered in the thousands, many of them sexually explicit.