She seemed to have it all. But instead of a classroom, the year-old is currently serving 9 to 23 months at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for having inappropriate relationships with four of her students.
And there is no way to explain that away. I have no defense of myself. I was wrong, plain and simple. The new side-business was time-consuming and took a toll on their marriage. It was coming apart. Cooper said she sought attention from an inappropriate source: Cooper said the year-old sent her text messages after getting her cell phone number from his sister in December Many students had her contact information because she directed several school plays, she said.
But the flirty chatter quickly turned physical, and she met the student in her car around the corner from his house and drove off. According to the senior, the couple had numerous sexual encounters. I could have real conversations with him about real life issues. Cooper was arrested on Dec. In Pennsylvania, it's illegal for a teacher to have sex with her student regardless of age or consent. The following month, on Jan. Police say that the boy claims Mrs.
Cooper was inappropriate inside the school as well, openly flirting and sexting with him. Cooper spent several days in jail before posting bond. What are the implications going to be?
Three weeks later on Jan. Cooper was arrested a third time after two more underage male students came forward alleging that the teacher had previously had inappropriate contact with them. She was charged with corrupting minors, a misdemeanor, for reportedly showing a year-old the tattoo on her breast and kissing and petting with a year-old. And some other people wanted to be cool as well and get the metaphorical high fives in the hallways.
But according to authorities, some of her other actions where even more brazen. In the months since her arrest, the couple has turned to church and a spiritual rebirth, which they say is helping them heal and rebuild their relationship. I don't want to go anywhere else. Once she is released for jail, Cooper will have to register as a sex offender for 25 years. The state also revoked her teaching license for life. I am human, and like every other human, I made mistakes.