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Prison Time for Burbank Teacher Who Had Sex with Student

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Amy Beck was sentenced to two years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old student, the LA Times is reporting. A judge ruled that she has to register as a state sex offender as well. The popular David Starr Jordan Middle School teacher was arrested in March after she turned herself in. A wife and mother of three apparently couldn't live with herself. She pleaded no contest in court.

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