Apr 8, 2014 3:06 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - A counselor facing several complaints of inappropriate contact with children has surrendered his license to practice.
The state board of professional counselors already suspended Robert Berlin's license several weeks ago.
The board says Berlin violated several rules, including engaging in sexual contact or sexual exploitation with one of his clients.
The decision was heavily based on one complaint which included police reports dating back to 2012 of a 12-year-old boy who told detectives that Berlin asked to see his penis during a counseling session.
The outcry by the boy led to a search of the counselors office and home. Corpus Christi police said they found what appeared to be child pornography.
Berlin's lawyer argued that the allegations are false and that her client was never charged with possession of child pornography.
The Nueces County District Attorney's office didn't file any charges because there wasn't enough evidence.
Another hearing was set to take place this Thursday to decide if Berlin's license would be revoked.
12 hours ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more