A former Texas teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sending sexually explicit emails to an eighth-grader — whose blood he also wanted to drink, prosecutors said.
Marc Sherman Allison, a former orchestra teacher at Cain Middle School in Rockwall, received the maximum sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to online solicitation of a minor.
He was also sentenced to 10 years of probation for indecency with a child and an improper relationship between an educator and student, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper said Allison was arrested in October 2019 after a student reported the emails.
She told investigators Allison also touched her breast while hugging her in class, bought her a sex toy, and even took syringes to the school in an attempt to “draw and drink her blood,” according to the district attorney’s office.
“Bad people can hide in plain sight,” Culpepper said in a statement. “Please take an opportunity