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Texas School For The Deaf Worker Arrested On Sex Charge

By: AP
By: AP


AUSTIN (AP) - A dorm supervisor at the Texas School for the Deaf
has been charged with having an improper relationship with a male
student.
Austin police say the man told them he fondled a 15-year-old
boy.
Thirty-two-year-old Shane Flournoy told police that he confessed
to his minister that he'd sexually abused the student. The preacher
contacted police.
Flournoy and the student had participated in church and deaf
community activities in Houston. Flournoy moved to Austin and began
working at the school last May.
Police say Flournoy recognized the student at school and they
went on shopping trips. Flournoy allegedly allowed the teen to
watch pornography on his computer.
Flournoy was fired after his arrest Friday. School officials say
a criminal background check did not show any convictions or
arrests.
It wasn't immediately clear if Flournoy has an attorney.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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