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Teacher Charged with Giving Passing Grades if Students Burn Car

Authorities with the Harris County, Texas Sheriff's Department allege a chemistry teacher in Houston who was months behind on her car payments gave passing grades...
July 6, 2005

Authorities with the Harris County, Texas Sheriff's Department allege a chemistry teacher in Houston who was months behind on her car payments gave passing grades to two failing students after asking them to steal her Chevrolet Malibu and burn it so she could collect on its insurance. The Houston Chronicle and the Associated Press reported that officers were searching for Tramesha Lashon Fox, 32, of Kingwood, Texas after obtaining arrest warrants on the two felony counts. Two senior high school students were also charged with arson.

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