updated 7/25/2008 6:18:55 PM ET 2008-07-25T22:18:55

A woman prosecutors say helped make a graphic videotape of her two visiting grandchildren has pleaded guilty in a Texas child pornography case.

The U.S. attorney's office said Friday that 51-year-old Denise Ward of Overland Park, Kan., pleaded to coerced sexual activity.

Ward is accused of helping produce a tape in which her grandchildren were photographed nude when they visited her in Texas' Harrison County in May 2000.

The children were 10 and 11 at the time. Prosecutors say the parents were not aware of the videotaping.

The U.S. attorney's office says Ward entered her plea Thursday in federal court in Marshall.

She remains in custody and faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when sentenced.

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