Teacher dating a former student cheating spouse infidelity married and dating

Hooker and Powers insist they did not have sexual contact until after she turned 18 in September.Nonetheless, Modesto police are scrutinizing thousands of text messages, including some predating her 18th birthday, for possible illegal "grooming."Hooker is out on bail. more Sarah Fowlkes Lockhart High School According to the police department, officers received a report March 10 from a school administrator at Lockhart High School about a possible inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher.The investigation led a Lockhart detective to a 17-year-old male student, who had been in contact in person and by message with Fowlkes. less Sarah Fowlkes Lockhart High School According to the police department, officers received a report March 10 from a school administrator at Lockhart High School about a possible inappropriate relationship between a ...

See more photos of Texas teachers implicated in school-related scandals ...

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers Tuesday rejected a bill that would have made it a felony for teachers to date their students.

The legislation was prompted by the high-profile case of a 41-year-old Modesto teacher who left his wife and three children to move in with an 18 year-old student.

Sexual contact or indecent exposure with a minor is a felony that requires the perpetrator to register as a sex offender.

It also is a felony for a teacher to engage in a sexual relationship with a student, even if that student is of the legal age of consent.