A 44-year-old pedophile has been freed on bail after admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl and buying her an engagement ring.

Raymond Earl Rogers pleaded guilty to molesting the 14 year-old girl at a Wednesday court hearing in Riesel, Texas – and asked for probation instead of prison.

Rogers allegedly bought the girl an ‘engagement style’ ring and also gave her a cellphone to use to communicate with him, an affidavit said.

They sent messages about their ‘relationship’ and even indicated that they loved one another.

One conversation references a pregnancy, and detectives said that she may have had a miscarriage, although they were unable to confirm why.

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He sexually assaulted the victim on three different occasions, in his truck and at his home, police said.

Rogers pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child by contact.

He will face up to 20 years in prison for each of the six felony charges, but will seek a plea deal to serve them all concurrently.

The prosecutor said she will oppose Rogers’ request for probation at a sentencing hearing in November.

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