CINDY CLIFTON, FORMER TENNESSEE TEACHER, PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX ACTS WITH TEN STUDENTS
Cindy Clifton, a former teacher at Crestview Middle School in Covington, Tennessee, pleadedguilty to a range of criminal charges Thursday after investigators accused her of performing sexacts on 10 students in the classroom and at her home. She will serve an 11-year sentence:three years in prison and eight years on probation. Earlier this month, Kathryn CamilleMurray, a 29 year old former teacher from Houston, Texas, faced additional charges accusing her ofhaving sex with a 15 year old student in her classroom on more than one occasion. She facestwo more counts of sexual abuse of a child and one count of improper relations with a student.
In Fort Worth, Texas, Rachelle Heenan, a married 34 year old mother of two and teacher atBoswell High School, was accused of having sex with a student in hotel rooms multiple times.