Hillary Adams (left) as her father was striking her with a belt. She set up a video camera to record what she says was one of many such beatings. YouTube.com (warning, video is graphic) hide caption itoggle caption YouTube.com (warning, video is graphic) The Two-Way Texas Judge Who Beat His Daughter Is Reinstated To Bench November 8, 2012 The 16-year-old secretly videotaped her 2004 beating. When she posted it on YouTube last year, there was outrage. Her father, Aransas County Judge William Adams was suspended. But too much time has passed to bring criminal charges.