A Houston judge has sentenced a former high school teacher to probation and has ordered him to register as a sex offender after the teacher pleaded guilty to two counts of improper relations with a student and another charge of indecency with a student.
Harris County prosecutors say they're disappointed and victims devastated after 57-year-old Ysidoro Rosales-Motola pleaded guilty Thursday before his trial was to begin.
A total of nine male students had told of being molested during tutoring sessions.
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Prosecutors had urged prison time for the Spanish teacher, who was arrested in 2013. But State District Judge Kristin Guiney gave him deferred adjudication, meaning he won't have a felony conviction on his record if he completes the terms of his 10 years on probation.
He also must surrender his teaching certificate.