2 Former Texas Youth Commission Employees Indicted On Sex Abuse Charges

Tuesday, April 10th 2007, 3:05 pm
By: News On 6

MONAHANS, Texas (AP) _ Two former West Texas juvenile prison employees were indicted Tuesday the most serious charges to emerge from the scandal, accusing them of sexually abusing teenage inmates.

John Paul Hernandez was indicted on 11 charges related to sexual contact he had with students at the West Texas State School. Ray E. Brookins was indicted on one count each of having improper sexual activity with a person in custody and having an improper relationship between a student and educator.

Texas Rangers arrested the men Tuesday. Bail was set at $600,000 for Hernandez and $100,000 for Brookins.