Carolina Teacher Gets Prison for Sex with Student - Update
As a result, Judge Larry Hyman sentenced Hope to ten years in prison with all but two years suspended.
Arrest warrants say Hope had sexual relations on several occasions with the student at her home in Hartsville, in Darlington County and in an Horry County hotel. The warrants say the incidents happened between March 1 and October 31, 2011.[…]Hope's teaching credential has been suspended which is logical since she's going to prison.
In tears, Hope told the judge she was sorry she had hurt many people, especially her son.
"I am so sorry that I've disappointed so many people, and I really would like mercy and leniency from the court, please," Hope said.
Carolina Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
[Previous 11/2/11 post]
(Darlington, South Carolina) A 36-year-old math teacher at New Heights Middle School, Carole Ann Hope, has been accused of engaging in sex with at least one student.
Hope faces charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and committing a lewd act on a minor.
One warrant alleges criminal sexual conduct with a minor 11-14 years old, a former student, and that the incidents took place between March 1 and Oct. 31 at her Snyder Lane residence in Hartsville.Hope was booked into custody at the Darlington County Detention Center with a bond amount to be determined.
The other warrant allege a lewd act committed or attempted on a child under 16 years old and that the incidents took place between March 1 and Oct. 31 at her Snyder Lane residence in Hartsville.