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LUBBOCK, Texas -- A West Texas school district has spent more than $41,000 on Internet security after a student allegedly hacked into the system.

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported Thursday that the incident involves the Lubbock Independent School District. A teen allegedly paid to have Internet usage blocked for several days in late September.

School district officials say the student, whose name hasn t been released, will be charged with breach of computer security.

A Lubbock police official on Thursday did not immediately update the investigation or provide information on possible arrests.

LISD official Terry Driscoll says certain websites offer an attack-for-hire service for as little as $15. Officials believe the student bought the service using a PayPal account and his cellphone. The student believed responsible was located on Sept. 25.

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