Judge: More evidence needed in case against Pasadena teacher accused of improper relationship

The man accused is a social studies teacher at Pasadena Memorial High School (ABC13/Demond Fernandez)

December 31, 2013 6:23:13 AM PST
A judge said Monday that he wants more evidence before accepting charges against a Pasadena Memorial High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.

Friday, we reported that 36-year old Paul Tate was accused of with indecency with a child and improper relationship with a student.

Court documents accused the teacher of showering a teenage student with gifts and exchanging explicit text messages.

A judge refused to sign off on the charges until the case can be further investigated.

Tate remains on administrative leave from Pasadena ISD as the investigation continues.

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