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East Texas man gets probation for sexting minor

Marshall, TX (Marshall News-Messenger) - An East Texas man received eight years probation for the online solicitation of a minor.

According to the indictment, on September 6, 2016, Victor Jerome Raven, 27, of Waskom, text messaged a picture of his genitals to a minor with the intent to commit the offense of sexual assault.

He pled guilty to the crime before Harrison County Court-at-Law Judge Joe Black, who accepted the plea bargain agreement made between prosecutors and the defendant.

"The victim was there and present (at the sentencing)," said District Attorney Solomon. "The victim's mother was present. Based on the facts, that was an appropriate sentence, as well."

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