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Trial Continues For Mother Accused Of Beating Disabled Son

A Whitehouse mother is on trial, accused of beating her four-year old disabled son. He has spinabifida.

25-year-old Catrinia Colette Tucker could face life in prison if found guilty. In an interview with Tyler Police, Tucker admitted to spanking the child with a belt and a switch.

However, school officials say they saw scars, both fresh and old, on the child's back. Tucker's former boyfriend, Herbert Hunt, has also been charged with injuring the boy.

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