Texas high school teacher accused of abusing foster children

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A New Caney ISD teacher and coach was placed on administrative leave after allegedly abusing his two foster children.

A high school teacher in Texas has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for alleged abuse of his foster children.

Joshua Bruce, a teacher and coach for New Caney ISD, was arrested by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Bruce and his wife adopted two children, ages 3 and 5, in October.

According to deputies, Bruce has been physically abusing the boys since their adoption.

Bruce, 27, is in the Liberty County Jail. Bruce's wife has custody of the children.
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