Fla. Teacher Cops to Sex With Boy, 15; Mom Approves

15-year-old boy's mother approved of affair

By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User

Posted May 27, 2009 12:33 PM CDT

(Newser) – A teacher at a Florida private school has resigned and been charged with sexual battery of a child for allegedly carrying on an affair with a 15-year-old student, the Miami Herald reports. Maria Hernandez, 32, was arrested upon the pair's return from Disney World and admitted to sleeping with the boy, sometimes at his mother's place. The mom is under investigation for approving of the relationship.

The principal of the religious school struggled with whether to report the rumored affair.
The principal of the religious school struggled with whether to report the rumored affair.   (Shutter stock)
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She apparently didn't find anything wrong with it, thought that the teacher was a nice enough person and a good influence on her son.
- Detective Carl Zogby,
on the mother

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