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HUMBLE, Texas (KPRC) -- 61-year-old Irene Esther Stokes was arrested and charged with indecency with a child following allegations that she touched the private area of a 7-year-old girl student.

According to court documents, the first grader told her mother that her teacher, Stokes ordered all the other kids out of the classroom, and once they were alone, the first grader claims Stokes touched her private area over her clothes, investigators said.

The student claims when asking Stokes to stop, she was kicked out of the classroom.

Stokes has denied the allegations despite reportedly failing a polygraph test, and has been fired.

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