Daniel Watson http://tspr.org en In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-48 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from May 2012.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />During the month, former Macomb High School teacher and coach Daniel Watson and former Hamilton School Board member Dion Gregory both learned their sentences for inappropriate conduct with minors. A Burlington man was sentenced for starting a fire at a church in that town. Four young people from Burlington were killed when two boats collided on the Mississippi River.<br /> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 17:38:21 +0000 Rich Egger 16097 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Watson Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct http://tspr.org/post/watson-pleads-guilty-official-misconduct <p>A former Macomb High School teacher and coach is headed to jail.<br /><br />Daniel Watson has pleaded guilty to a charge of official misconduct for having inappropriate communication with a student who was 17 years old at the time. The two exchanged over 6,000 texts over a three-month period.<br /><br />Watson was originally charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and two counts of official misconduct. With the plea he avoids the possibility of becoming a registered sex offender.<br /> Mon, 14 May 2012 22:12:57 +0000 James Lenz 15086 at http://tspr.org Watson Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct Watson Trial is Delayed http://tspr.org/post/watson-trial-delayed <p>The trial of former Macomb High School teacher and boys basketball coach Daniel Watson will not take place until the last week of May. He is charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault and a count of official misconduct related to an alleged relationship with a student who was 17 years old at the time. He faces another charge of official misconduct for alleged public indecency on school grounds.<br /> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:36:04 +0000 James Lenz 13632 at http://tspr.org Watson Trial is Delayed Former Teacher Faces Additional Charges http://tspr.org/post/former-teacher-faces-additional-charges <p>Daniel Watson, a former teacher and boys basketball coach at Macomb High School, faces two more charges stemming from an alleged relationship with a female student who was 17 years old at the time.<br /><br />He was arrested last August on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He has been charged with another count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and a count of official misconduct.<br /> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 19:01:00 +0000 James Lenz 13303 at http://tspr.org Former Teacher Faces Additional Charges Judge Sets Deadline in Watson Case http://tspr.org/post/judge-sets-deadline-watson-case <p>A McDonough County Judge has set a deadline for the pre-trial discovery process in the case of Daniel Watson.<br /><br />Watson is a former Macomb High School teacher and former boys basketball coach. He is charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for an alleged relationship with a female student.<br /> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 19:40:04 +0000 James Lenz 11760 at http://tspr.org Judge Sets Deadline in Watson Case