Former Teacher Who Had Sex With Student in Cemetery Gets 3 Years in Jail

An Alabama teacher who admitted to having sex with a student in a graveyard has been sentenced to three years behind bars.

Charli Jones Parker, 31, had sexual relations several times with the male teenager, sometimes in a cemetery, authorities said.

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She was an instructor and head coach of the girls’ basketball team at Pickens Academy, a private Christian school in Alabama.

She was arrested in March 2016. Days later, her husband — also a teacher at Pickens — was arrested and charged with having sex with a former female student.

His trial is scheduled to begin in November.

The ages of the victims have not been released.

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Alabama law prohibits sex between teachers and students under the age of 19.

Charli Parker was later charged with having sex with a second student, but that count, along with several others that included deviant sexual relations, were dropped under a plea agreement, prosecutors said.

Both teachers were fired by the academy.

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