A teacher who had sex with her 13-year-old pupil in a classroom has been jailed for 20 years.
The 37-year-old Idaho woman, a teacher with three children herself, began a relationship with (or “groomed”) a 12-year-old boy, her pupil. She described the boy as “the light of my life.”
By the time he was 13, the relationship had progressed to sex in a locked classroom, but all this came to an end when she was caught half-dressed hiding amongst some bushes with her juvenile paramour.
The teacher tearfully begged for leniency: “The trust that I destroyed with my family and the community haunts me daily,” though the judge was having none of it: “You cashed in your family, your husband and your children, your reputation. And you did this for the sake of lust.”
She received a 20 year sentence.
The “affair” also apparently prompted the woman’s husband to take voyeuristic photographs of other women in revenge, which led to separate charges being pressed against him as well.
Via the Daily Mail.