Former Oklahoma State University basketball player Byron Dwight Houston surrendered to law enforcement Thursday for allegedly violating the terms of his parole.

An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for Houston, a registered sex offender who had been working at a youth basketball camp at OSU.

He was pulled from this position at the camp when officials found out he was a registered sex offender. Oklahoma law forbids him from working around or providing services to children or to work on school premises.

Since 2001, Houston has been convicted four times of indecent exposure in three cases. His supervised probation ended Jan. 28, 2005 but his case does not expire until March 3, 2009. After that date, he is required to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

“The state filed an application to revoke his suspended sentence on the basis that he violated … Oklahoma statutes by working with and providing services to children,” said Angela Marsee, Oklahoma County assistant district attorney.

Houston surrendered to Oklahoma County authorities and was represented by his attorney, Richard Anderson. At arraignment, he waived the reading of the application to revoke his sentence.

Bond was set by the judge at $2,000 for each case, for a total of $6,000.

He met bail and his next hearing is set for June 28 at 1:30 p.m. in Oklahoma County.

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