The two sentences will be served consecutively.
Steven Cortez was a science teacher at Harby Junior High in Alvin ISD.
He was arrested and accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student in 2016.
After some digging, Eyewitness News uncovered another similar incident at the school.
A teacher there resigned after allegations of having an inappropriate conversation with a student on social media. Meanwhile, over at the high school, a trainer resigned after accusations of a relationship with a student surfaced.
A spokesperson for Alvin ISD said the district strives to be transparent and bring it to the public's attention. The spokesperson said their number one priority is protecting students.
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