Deanna Higgins, High School Teacher, Busted for Boffing Student

Another week, another teacher getting slapped in handcuffs on charges of sleeping with one of her studets. This time around it's Deanna Higgins, a science teacher for Spring High School in Spring, TX. She's been charged with improper relations between an educator and student, and sexual assault of a child.

Science teacher Deanna Higgins is being charges with getting too close with one her students. ( In a letter addressed to parents and posted to the Spring school system's website, administrators say that Higgins had been put on administrative leave as soon as the charges were leveled against her. The letter also states that a second teacher has been placed on administrative leave while a separate investigation takes place.

No other details, including the nature of the relationship between Higgins and student, have been released. According to the school, Higgins has been teaching at the school since January of 2008.

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