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Bankhead Formally Sentenced in Court

The former Executive Director of the Burkburnett Boys & Girls Club was formally sentenced today to four months in the Wichita County Jail.

30th District Court Judge Bob Brotherton handed down the sentence this morning.

Sharon Kay Bankhead pleaded guilty last month to stealing around $80,000 from the Boys & Girls club.

Bankhead's arrest came in the summer of 2013. She was eventually charged with theft over $20,000 under $100,000.

She was also charged with forgery for signing the signatures of other employees on checks made out to herself. Bankhead received five years probation for forgery, and seven years probation for theft.

Bankhead is also ordered to pay restitution to The Boys & Girls Club of Burkburnett in the amount of $55,000, with the first payment made of  $30,000 on December 19th. She now has a remaining five years to pay off the remaining $25,000.
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