Female teacher only gets 60 days in prison for raping boy

Posted 5 days ago


On August 2 in Tomball, Texas, Marka Bodine, former Tomball Intermediate School teacher, entered a guilty plea for the charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child. When first arrested, she was charged with aggravated sexual assault against a child under the age of 14.

Harris County Democrat Judge Greg Glass sentenced Bodine to 60 days in jail, ten years probation, and delayed adjudication after the court "found sufficient evidence of guilt but made no finding of guilt."

At the time of her arrest, it was believed Bodine might receive an enhanced first-degree felony charge, which could have landed her 25 years in prison. According to court records, the state recommended 20 to 50 years. Instead, extra to the 60 days in jail and probation, Bodine must register as a sex offender and undergo counselling.... (Read more)