AUSTIN (AP) - A dorm supervisor at the Texas School for the Deaf
has been charged with having an improper relationship with a male
Austin police say the man told them he fondled a 15-year-old
Thirty-two-year-old Shane Flournoy told police that he confessed
to his minister that he'd sexually abused the student. The preacher
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
It wasn't immediately clear if Flournoy has an attorney.
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