Texas Teacher Gets No Jail for Doing Students - Update
(Fort Worth, Texas) Tonya Flink has been sentenced.
A former Haltom High School computer technology teacher was sentenced Monday to four years of probation for having sex and doing “everything you could imagine” with students.So, Flink gets no jail.
One of the students married the 40-year-old instructor, a prosecutor said Monday.
In a plea agreement reached with prosecutors in Criminal District Court No. 213, Tonya Flink, 40, of Hurst pleaded guilty to two counts of improper relationship between an educator and a student. The counts involved two students.
In exchange, Flink was sentenced to probation with deferred adjudication on each case.
Texas Teacher Accused of Doing Four Students
[Previous 1/18/13 post]
(Fort Worth, Texas) A 39-year-old computer technology teacher at Haltom High School, Tonya Flink, has been accused of engaging in sex with four of her students. Reportedly, she "liked Hispanic kids."
A mother of three, Flink faces charges of improper relationship between an educator and a student.
According to testimony by one student, Flink was described as 'pushing herself on him' before the pair's sexual relationship snowballed into ‘everything you could imagine.’Flink was booked into custody and released on $10,000 bond.
It's that same student who later told police that in addition to Flink buying him clothes and gifts, on several instances she showed up at his home knocking on his back door looking for sex.
Phone records between Flink and that student show at least 850 phone calls between them made from December of 2010 to May of 2011. Other records revealed hundreds of text messages.
At some point in 2011 Flink divorced, leaving her with a five-year-old child and another in high school and college.
That same year, the student moved in with her in her apartment in Bedford after graduating.