(FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM) — EULESS, Texas — A former teacher and coach at Euless Junior High who had a monthslong sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student who became pregnant faces a charge of sexual assault of a child, officials say.
Cornelius Antoine Smith, 26, was charged June 23 with sexual assault of a child under age 17. Jail booking records show that Smith turned himself in at the Tarrant County Jail on June 22 and was released on $75,000 bail.
Hurst-Euless-Bedford school district officials said Smith was in his first year as a teacher in the district, had been “thoroughly vetted prior to his employment, and had no offenses on his record.”
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