A former Amarillo elementary school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to two child sex charges and was sentenced to serve 10 years’ deferred probation.Moore resigned her teaching position at Sanborn Elementary School.
Julie Ann Moore, 35, pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child in separate criminal cases filed in Potter and Randall counties.
She was ordered to serve 180 days in jail, register as a sex offender and forfeit her teacher’s license, 47th District Attorney Randall Sims said.
On Dec. 6, Moore turned herself in at the Potter County Detention Center after Texas Rangers issued an arrest warrant following a monthlong investigation. In a Dec. 2 complaint, Rangers said the investigation revealed Moore was having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Amarillo High School student, according to the complaint.
Moore invited a teenage boy to her car in September or October, when she had sex with him during halftime of an Amarillo High football game, the complaint said.
Texas Teacher Accused of Sex with Boy, 15
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(Amarillo, Texas) A 34-year-old third-grade teacher at Sanborn Elementary School, Julie Ann Moore, has been accused of engaging in sex with a 15-year-old boy.
Moore faces a charge of second-degree felony sexual assault.
Moore invited a teenage boy to her car in September or October, when she had sex with him during halftime of an Amarillo High School football game, the complaint said.Yesterday, Moore was booked into custody at the Potter County Jail and subsequently released on $7,500 bond.
Moore asked the boy during the game at Dick Bivins Stadium if he wanted to “see something she had in her car,” according to the complaint. The boy followed her to the vehicle, where she told him to look in the console, the complaint said. There, he saw a box of condoms, the complaint said.
The boy told investigators Moore drove him to the back of a nearby apartment complex, where the two climbed into the back seat, the document said. She began kissing the boy, removing her clothes first and then his before the two had sex for 10 to 15 minutes, according to the complaint.