Ex-TriMet driver pleads guilty to sex with teen

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 54-year-old man who drove a TriMet bus and developed a relationship with a 15-year-old passenger pleaded guilty Wednesday to online sexual corruption of a child and sex abuse of the girl.

Christopher Alden Parker of Portland was sentenced to four months in jail and five years of probation. He'll have to register as a sex offender.

The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/otCcIh) the girl was a frequent passenger on Parker's bus and the two developed a relationship that lasted more than a year. Parker was fired after his arrest in May.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com