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Texas lawmakers consider limiting tenure after UT-Austin professor sued students over accusations of promoting pedophilia

One of the students sued by the teacher is the daughter of Allen Blakemore, a prominent conservative political consultant who has worked for state Sen. Paul Bettencourt, who filed the tenure bill.

The Texas flag flies on the south lawn of The Univerisity of Texas at Austin campus on Dec. 3, 2019.

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Higher education Politics State government Brandon Creighton Paul Bettencourt Texas Legislature