Former Daycare Worker Pleads

Christie Lewis of Nacogdoches has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct for using abusive language. The charges were filed by two parents against the former daycare worker.

They caught Lewis on videotape cursing at and verbally abusing some kids at the daycare where she worked. Lewis has agreed to pay fines of $160 on each of two counts.

Meanwhile, the owner of the Pinecrest Children's Academy where Lewis used to work has filed a civil lawsuit against Samantha Lane, the parent who provided the East Texas News and authorities a copy of the videotape. That lawsuit asks for $100,000 in damages.