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Tyler Texas Police Officer Mark Layne, a 21-year-veteran of the department, and his wife Cheryl, were arrested September 13th on felony injury to a child charges after two of their children reported child abuse to the Whitehouse Police Department school resource officer. “Forensic interviews were conducted of the children at the Children’s Advocacy Center that same evening.” Officer Mark Layne and Cheryl Layne were put in Smith County Jail on $75,000 bond each and bonded out the same day. When the warrant issued by 114th State District Judge Christi Kennedy was served at the home, visible injuries were observed on two of the children, and additional evidence was collected during the search of the residence. Mark Layne is on administrative leave. Child Protective Services also responded and subsequently took custody of the children.
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