Dawn Williams: Teacher's Aide Canned for Showing Cell-Phone Porn to Students

Imagine you're a teacher's aide in your East Texas hometown. You're looking to maybe score a better position so you come up with an out-of-the-box idea. In your mind, it's soooo good that you just got to present it to a handful of teenage students.

Well, Dawn Nicole Williams did exactly that...and this is definitely some next-level stuff.

Williams, a teacher's assistant at Beaumont's Austin Middle School, was arrested last week for whipping out her cell phone and showing porn to four 13- to 15-year old female students. At least one nudie photo of her boyfriend lying on a bed, to be exact.

After she admitted her next-level move, pulled off three weeks earlier, Beaumont ISD Police arrested and booked the 32-year-old for "displaying harmful materials to minors," a Class A misdemeanor.

Law enforcement also confiscated her cell phone, where the porn was still taking up space on the memory card.

Along with losing her job, Williams, who attended Beaumont's Central High School, faces a $4,000 fine and a year in jail if convicted.

We can't imagine how that, uh, went down -- our messages left with the Beaumont ISD media relations department and the BISD Police Department weren't returned.

However, Hair Balls did find her Facebook page, where her relationship with an unidentified significant other boasts the following status: "It's complicated." (Yeah, you think?)

As of the time this post was published, Williams's mostly inactive Facebook page (the last update took place on September 25), complete with a photo of her on a cell phone, was still available for public view. Which, depending on how you look at things, is another unsmart or Jedi-level move.


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Steve Jansen is a contributing writer for the Houston Press.
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