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4 teachers lose certification
The state Board of Education voted to revoke the teaching certificates of four teachers who are serving time in prison for sex crimes.
Michael Gene Hestand, 46
He was a softball coach at Western
Heights High School until he was fired
in December 2009, when photos of
naked men were found on his work
computer. Hestand admitted to
setting up secret cameras to
photograph his players in the locker
room and other areas. He had more
than 100 pornographic images of
minors on his home computer. He
also had photos of students and
cheerleaders. He said he is addicted to pornography and apologized. He was sentenced in August to 17 years in prison and 15 years of probation. He is serving his sentence at Cimarron Correctional Facility in
Michelle Diane McCutchan, 40
She was a middle school teacher in
Checotah. McCutchan was charged
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