HOUSTON (AP) - A former teacher accused of sexually abusing five fifth-grade boys has been sentenced today in Houston to 40 years in
Her husband was ordered to serve 15 years for the sexual assault of one student.
Thirty-year-old Brandy Lynn Gonzales in August pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault and indecency with a child.
Thirty-three-year-old Johnny Ray Gonzales pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault.
Officials say the abuse happened on and off campus during the 2003-04 schoolyear, while Brandy Gonzales worked at Piney Point Elementary School.
The victims were 11- to 13-year-olds enrolled in her classes, and included some who had learning disorders.
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