Teacher Sentenced to Eight Years for Having Sex with a Student

8-4-05 - A Fort Worth, Texas, teacher was found guilty Wednesday for having sex with her 13-year old student and sentenced to eight years in jail.

30-year old Dawn Reiser was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child after the jury was convinced by the prosecution that she was in fact guilty of having sexual relations with a 13-year old student. Love letters sent by Reiser to the student linked were linked by DNA.

Reiser did not testify during the trial. The boy did take the stand and testified that he had sex with his teacher nine times on one occasion.

Jurors also recommended ten years of probation for Reiser, who formerly taught at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Grapevine.

She could have been sentenced to life behind bars.