Deputy constable accused of sex with teen

January 28, 2008 3:44:29 PM PST
A deputy constable is on trial, accused of having sex with a teenager he was supposed to be protecting.Harris County Precinct Four deputy constable Eric Spiller is charged with three counts of sex abuse. Prosecutors say several years ago, Spiller promised the then 16-year-old's parents he would keep an eye on the troubled girl, who was caught trying to break into a home.

The girl later told her mother she and Spiller were having an affair.

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