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Special ed teacher, mother of 5 gets 10 years for sex with teen, boy, student

Sarah L. Myers, 41, to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life, authorities said.

(Boone County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Department)

Shocking new details were revealed during the sentencing of a former teacher and mother of five, who pleaded guilty to having sex with a guy in high school in Illinois.

Sarah L. Myers, 41, of Garden Prairie, Ill., that was a special education teacher at a high school in Poplar Grove, Ill., was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to two sexual acts in Boone County.

But now she claimed to have had a third sexual act in another country, Champaign County, where she faces ongoing expenses, according to the officers of justice.

A secondary school in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

(Google Earth)

The teenager at the center of the cases there was no special education student, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said, according to the Rockford Register Star.

According to the Star, county prosecutors said the boy reported in April that he had been having sex with Myers since November 2016.

Poplar Grove in Boone County, approximately 78 miles west of Chicago.

Myers received credit for 261 days spent in jail and will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life, the First Assistant State’s Attorney Lise Lombardo said, adding that the former teacher should be 85% of her sentence.

The case was originally set for the beginning of January, but the two parties have decided to the drug, and sentencing for Friday, Boone County court records show.

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