‘IT’S TERRIFYING’: TEXAS TEACHER ALLEGEDLY GROOMED, SEXUALLY ABUSED EX-STUDENT FOR YEARS. “It was definitely a cry out for help,” Tomball Police Chief Jeff Bert said of the teen boy’s decision to report the alleged abuse at the hands of 31-year-old middle school teacher Marka Bodine to authorities.
April 20, 2021
A Texas teacher is accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with a underage former student for nearly three years at middle school near Houston, police said.
Marka Bodine, 31, has been charged with continuous sex abuse of a child under the age of 14, court records show. The alleged abuse occurred while Bodine was a teacher at Tomball Intermediate School, which caters to fifth and sixth grade students.
The victim, now 16, reported Bodine to the Tomball Police Department on April 12.