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A former Texas A&M employee convicted of several child sex acts has received the maximum punishment for the crimes.
A Brazos County jury sentenced Brian Lancaster Monday to 100 years in prison for five counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact and one count each of criminal solicitation of a minor and indecency with a child by exposure.
Indecency with a child by sexual contact is a second degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
The jury gave Lancaster 20 years for each count, plus a $10,000 fine. District Court Judge Rick Davis decided to stack four of the sentences. The fifth will run concurrent to the remaining two charges.
Criminal solicitation of a minor and indecency by exposure are both third-degree felonies punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The jury gave Lancaster 10 years for each count, plus a $10,000 fine. These charges can not be stacked, so they will run concurrently.
Prosecutors say Lancaster will not be eligible for parole until he serves half his sentence.
Lancaster, 36, pleaded guilty to the crimes last week and Friday he apologized to his victims.
Lancaster is accused of another 102 charges, including child molestation and possession of child pornography. The trial for those crimes is set for December 11.
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