Teen Sex Teacher Busted Again

Violated probation by talking sex with young female co-worker: cops
By Colleen Barry,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2007 3:44 AM CST
Teen Sex Teacher Busted Again
Former middle school teacher Debra Lafave, center, leaves the Hillsborough County Courthouse in this Nov. 22, 2005 file photo with her attorney John Fitzgibbons, right, after pleading guilty to having sex with a 14-year-old student. Lafave 25, avoided prison time with a plea deal. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara/FILE)   (Associated Press)

Former middle school teacher Debra LaFave, who was convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old male student, was arrested yesterday in Florida for violating her probation by having unsupervised contact with a minor, police said. LaFave had been working as a waitress, and is accused of repeatedly discussing personal problems, boyfriends and sex in private conversations with a 17-year-old female coworker.

Her attorney dismissed the contact as "girl talk," and LaFave's "shocked" co-workers said she never behaved inappropriately. "We don't understand this at all,'' said the restaurant manager. "We are completely blown away.'' If a judge determines LeFave breached the conditions of her probation, she could face up to 15 years in jail. (Read more Debra LaFave stories.)

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