A teacher has been jailed for two years for romping with two schoolboys in her car before school and at her home.
Laura Dunker, 31, is the second teacher to be caged for sex crimes with pupils in as many years at Bedford High School in Ohio, US.
She picked up one of the boys before school, went to a park and then engaged in sexual activity with him, court records said.
Another incident involved sexual conduct with a student at her home.
Dunker will spend two years in prison and will have five years of community control following her release from prison, news5cleveland.com reports.
She will also be registered as a Tier III registered sex offender and will have to re-register every 90 days for the rest of her life.
“Teachers are expected to be role models to their students and communities which they serve. She took advantage of these students and now must face the consequences," said Prosecutor Michael O'Malley.
Last year Dunker admitted two counts of sexual battery and denied six counts of the sexual battery – four with one male student and two with another – three days earlier.
She was accused of having sexual contact with two students in her car Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Police said two of the other incidents happened at her home between November 2018 and October 2019.
Dunker resigned from Bedford Schools on December 5 2019 – just months after its head football coach Sean Williams, 45, was jailed for six years for sexual battery with a female student.
The former teacher was convicted of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with the pupil. He had been teaching at the school from August 2010 until his resignation in February 2019.
Dunker was also charged with tampering with evidence in November 2019, while "knowing that an official proceeding or investigation was in progress".
In exchange for her guilty plea, prosecutors dropped four additional counts of sexual battery and a tampering with evidence charge.
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Police began investigating her after a school recourse officer was tipped off about a potential inappropriate relationship between a female teacher and a male student.
On December 4, 2019, authorities confirmed that the accusations were credible and involved two male students, according to WKYC.
Following her resignation, Bedford Superintendent Andrea Celico released a statement saying: "As I previously shared with our community, we immediately put the teacher on leave in order to protect the safety and well-being of our students.
"We offered services for those affected and will continue to offer support to those who may have been impacted by these allegations. As always, our priority is for the care and concern for the student victims and our school community as a whole."
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