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Texas teacher gets probation for sexual misconduct with student, then sues victim’s mom for defamation

January 18, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Texas teacher gets probation for sexual misconduct with student, then sues victim’s mom for defamation

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A former Texas high school teacher who admitted to engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student received seven years probation last week.

However, in a shocking turn of events, after receiving probation the woman filed a defamation lawsuit against the victim’s mother, and she could even sue the student for invasion of privacy.

According to NBC affiliate (KRIS 6), former King High School teacher Tanya Ramirez, 31, pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony charge on January 11th after admitting to having sex with the student in exchange for probation.

Ramirez, who taught at King High School, also pleaded “no contest” to additional charges involving another student. In addition to the seven years of probation, the court ordered Ramirez to pay a $4,000 fine, and she had to surrender her teaching license. However, she will not be forced to register as a sex offender.

The former educator had faced up to 20 years in prison after police charged her in 2014 with having sex with a 17-year-old teen who attended the school but was not her student

The male student gave investigators cellphone video evidence that reportedly showed an eight-inch tattoo on a woman believed to be Ramirez in a sexually compromising position.

Prosecutors then charged Ramirez for a second case of sexual misconduct with another student. However, because both students were 17-years-old and Ramirez avoided having to register as a sex offender.

The student’s mother Kimberly Tademy went on local media news outlets last summer and accused Ramirez of being a predator who should be listed as a registered sex offender because she engaged in sexual relationships with her son as well as other students and added she should not be allowed ever to teach again.

Ramirez is now suing Tademy for defamation over her statements, claiming the comments caused her emotional distress and it also cost her a job at a local Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

Her lawyers also indicated they may sue the Tademy’s son who she had sex with for invasion of privacy, claiming he filmed their sexual encounter and then shared it with other students.

Ramirez’s attorneys had previously tried to have the charges dismissed before 28th District Judge Nanette Hasette, arguing it was Ramirez’ constitutional right to engage in an intimate relationship because the student was of legal age and that the sex she engaged in was between two consenting adults.

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