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Texas Sex Offender Laws

March 23, 2016

When a person is convicted of a sexually-based offense in the state of Texas, a variety of different penalties can be applied by the judge. These can include time in prison or jail, fines and mandatory registration as a sex offender. When a person is ordered to register as a sex offender, they must enter their identifying information into a state and national database. This information can be accessed by law enforcement as well as by the general public.