In the USA former teacher faces 30 years in prison over relationship with 13-year-old student

В США бывшей учительнице грозит 30 лет тюрьмы за связь с 13-летним учеником

A secondary school teacher in the us city of Houston pleaded guilty in a prolonged intimate relationship with a 13-year-old student, as a result of which she became pregnant, she faces up to 30 years in prison, reports CBS News.

Twenty-four Alexandria Faith was an English teacher in high school named Thomas Stoval. According to her, their close relations knew the family of the student.

The Prosecutor noted that relations with minors lasted for about nine months. During the investigation, law enforcement the woman initially denied a romantic relationship with his student and had an abortion.

Vera was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child that the law of Texas provides for life imprisonment. Under the deal with prosecutors, she pleaded guilty, but on a less serious article – sexual assault against a minor under aggravating circumstances. Punishment under this article provides imprisonment up to 30 years. However, the lawyer will ask the judge to resort to the conditional sentence, marks the channel.

After learning about the investigation, school officials terminated the employment contract with the teacher.