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Who is Marka Bodine? Teacher who had sex with 13-year-old student gets ONLY 60 days in jail

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TOMBALL, TEXAS: A former Texas middle school teacher who sexually abused a 13-year-old student for over three years is serving only 60 days in prison and 10 years of probation for just having a baby on Tuesday, August February 2022. But the prosecutors wanted a prison sentence of up to 40 years.

32-year-old Marka Bodine has been found guilty of sexually abusing a boy. Bodine met the boy while she was teaching English at a Texas school called Tomball Intermediate School. When Bodine met the boy, she was already married. Court documents say the abuse lasted for three years and that Bodine had sex with the boy on multiple occasions in her classroom and in her car. After their divorce, she even moved into the house where he lived.

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Court documents say the inappropriate relationship was discovered in 2021 when Bodine told the principal at Tomball Intermediate School that a former student was molesting her. Bodine told the principal that the 13-year-old boy had threatened to hurt himself and had access to both her personal photos and photos that had been altered.

Investigators said when they searched both Bodine’s phone and the boy’s phone, they found they had sent multiple messages and pictures to each other. Some of the pictures were about sexual things. The affidavit states that when the boy was questioned by police, the boy said Bodine became his friend while they were playing an online video game together and then began texting him.

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The minor said the two started sending each other explicit pictures and having sex just after he was 13. They stayed together for another three years. According to the affidavit, the boy told police that Bodine moved into his apartment complex after their divorce and that he and Bodine had sex in their classroom and car on a number of occasions.

Investigators say Bodine eventually admitted he had a sexual relationship with the former student and sent her sexually explicit photos and videos.
The boy is now 16 years old and is not the father of Bodine’s baby. Prosecutors say she must also report as a sex offender.

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