A man who pleaded guilty in July to two counts of sexually assaulting a Baylor University student in 2013 was sentenced to deferred probation Monday and ordered to pay for the woman’s counseling.

Dontrell Lee Hullett, of Humble, pleaded guilty in 19th State District Court for raping a former Baylor student in October 2013. Judge Ralph Strother sentenced Hullett to deferred probation and ordered him to pay for past counseling for the victim and additional counseling for up to the next year.

According to an arrest affidavit, Hullett was arrested in November 2013 for having sex with an intoxicated Baylor student on Oct. 20, 2013. The student told the Tribune-Herald that her grades plummeted after her assault and that police blamed her for the assault, saying it would not have happened if she had not been drinking.

Hullett, who was never a Baylor student, acknowledged multiple times in the interview with Baylor police that woman had been drinking and was intoxicated, according to the affidavit. At one point, he said she “was drunk and invited him to her room.”

In March 2014, Hullett was indicted for the assault. He pleaded guilty in July and prosecutors recommended Hullett be placed on deferred-adjudication probation.

Hullett was enrolled at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma, for the spring 2014 semester and was on the wrestling team, according to a Bacone College spokeswoman. She said he also was a student at the college for the fall 2015 semester, but the school did not allow him to re-enroll.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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