Ex-Coach Gets 18 Months Probation For Kissing Student

A former White Oak coach received 18 months probation for kissing a student.  David Lee Simmons, 47, of White Oak pled guilty to Public Lewdness after admitting he kissed a female student on the lips. Simmons was initially charged with Misdemeanor Assault but that was upgraded to Public Lewdness after review by the Gregg County District Attorney's Office.   Wednesday the ex-high school coach voluntarily surrendered his teacher certification.

Tracy Watler/Reporting: tracy@kltv.com