Ex-Texas teacher faces federal child porn counts

POSTED: 8:36 AM Sep 10 2013
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HOUSTON (AP) -

A former Houston-area elementary school music teacher arrested last month on state child pornography charges now faces federal porn counts.
    
Prosecutors in Houston say 32-year-old Derrick Allan Gossett of Humble remained in custody Tuesday on two counts of production of child pornography. He faces a federal court hearing Wednesday.
    
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson said the counts filed Friday involve allegations when Gossett worked at Anderson Elementary School in the Spring Independent School District.
    
Administrators on Aug. 27 put Gossett on administrative leave and then he quit amid allegations he posed as a girl on Facebook to solicit nude photos of boys.
    
Gossett in state court was charged with online solicitation of a minor, promotion of child pornography, online impersonation and three counts of possession of child pornography.