As part of a plea deal, a former Horlick High School teacher pleaded no contest to a lesser charge after a felony child enticement charge against was dropped on Feb. 25 by Racine County Felony Court Judge Timothy Boyle, according to a story by the Racine Journal Times.

Thomas L. Adams, 62, of Caledonia, was a gym teacher and former Racine Police officer. He was accused of enticing a 15-year-old girl over a two-day period at the school. Adams allegedly asked the 15-year-old girl to expose herself in return for getting a good grade in the weight room last year.

According to the story, Adams pleaded no contest to the lesser charge to put the matter behind him. The charge is a noncriminal ordinance violation, which carries a $500 fine.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.