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Texas teacher sentenced to 8 years for sex with student


September 9, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston area teacher has been sentenced to eight years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student.

The Houston Chronicle reports that 24-year-old Michelle Schiffer had been facing up to 20 years in prison after she had pleaded guilty in May to one charge of improper relationship with a student.

Schiffer was sentenced Thursday during a hearing in a Houston courtroom.

Her defense attorney, Grant Scheiner, says Schiffer accepts responsibility for what she has done.

According to court records, Schiffer, a world history teacher at Cypress Springs High School, a...

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