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There always have been many instances of romantic sparks flying between students and teachers in romcoms, but when that happens in real life, it becomes a scandal. Here are ten such scandals of the hottest teachers who couldn't contain their sexual urges and ended up pulling their 'dearest' student right in their beds!
Teresa Engelbach was a substitute teacher at Senn-Thomas Middle School who had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old multiple times over an elongated period during which she also bought gifts for the boy. She was charged with rape and sodomy in March 2008.
Cheerleadeers' coach, teacher and wife of the principal at Brighton Charter High School in Brighton, CO. Carrie McCandless reportedly supplied all the students on a camping trip with alcohol to have sex with a student. She was arrested and released on parole when she was found drunk in the bed of another parolee. The McCandless couple, however still remains married.
Lisa Robyn Marinelli, a 40-year-old who was a substitute teacher at Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida, developed interest in her daughter's 15-year-old boyfriend and gave him a pair of her underwears as a memento, which was later followed by text messages that said, 'How about a quickie 2 morrow afternoon :-)'. The boy's father registered a complaint after he saw his son walking out of the woman's car, zipping his pants. Lisa was sentenced a year of house arrest and registered as a sexual offender.
A teacher at South Buffalo School, Cara Dickey was fired from her position when the management of the school found out romantic text messages between her and a 14-year-old student. Later that day the couple eloped. It was found out that she had made a suicide pact with the boy and supplied him rum, Tylenol, and NyQuil for the same. She was charged with rape, promoting a suicide attempt and endangering the welfare of a child. Cara served for four years in prison.
Lindsay Massaro was a teacher at Frankford Elementary School who had sexual relationships with a 17-year-old. She admitted that she had sex with the boy in her car as well as at her home. June 2009, she applied for a pre-trial intervention program, probably to receive a plea agreement.
Mary Kay Letourneau was a teacher at Shorewood Elementary School in Seattle, WA. The woman met Vili Fualaau when he was in the second grade and her unhappy marriage led her to have a relationship with him when the boy was only thirteen years old. She was caught by her husband and she was arrested for rape. She gave birth to Vili Fualaau's child in 1997. Also, in 1998 a second daughter was born to the couple. In May 2005, the couple got married and the event was exclusively covered by Entertainment Tonight who paid the couple $750,000 for the coverage.
A teacher and coach at Centertown Elementary School in McMinnville, TN. She was arrested for having sexual relationships with a 13-year-old student. After being released however, she was found sending inappropriate pictures and videos of her to the same student again. One of the videos was leaked on the internet which made the case very famous.
A physical trainer at Tustin High School, Hope Jacoby was found guilty of having sex with a boy between 14 to 17 years after her inappropriate photos were found on the boy's phone. She was charged with having sex with a minor and oral copulation.
A reading teacher at Angelo L. Greco Middle School in Temple Terrace, FL. Debra Lafave was charged in 2004 for having oral sex with a minor and sexual intercourse with the same boy nine days later. Lafave worked in auto magazines as a model. Her lawyer argued about her sentence in the words: 'to place Debbie into a Florida state women's penitentiary, to place an attractive young woman in that kind of hell hole, is like putting a piece of raw meat in with the lions'. Lafave was sentenced three years of house arrest and seven years of probation.
Sarah Jones, an ex-cheerleader and an English teacher at Dixie Heights High began a romantic relationship with a 16-year-old boy from the school with whom she also engaged in sexual activity. She avoided jail by pleading guilty and the couple later got engaged in 2013.