Pennsylvania Teacher Gets Jail for Sex with Student - Update
Harrington-Cooper pleaded guilty to sexual contact with a student and corruption of minors.
The former teacher had been charged with institutional sexual assault and corruption of minors. The Kingston resident was initially arrested by Plymouth police and Luzerne County detectives on Dec. 18 in connection with an alleged encounter with an 18-year-old student.Harrington-Cooper was sentenced to 9 to 23 months in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.
While free on $25,000 unsecured bail, she was arrested twice in January by county detectives and police in Plymouth and Kingston when other male students claimed they had sexual encounters with her. She waived her right to a preliminary hearing in April and her trial had been set for August, but was continued.
Pennsylvania Teacher Accused of Sex with Boy
[Previous 12/20/13 post]
(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) A 31-year-old English teacher at Wyoming Valley West School, Lauren Harrington-Cooper, has been accused of engaging in sex with a student.
Harrington-Cooper faces a charge of institutional sex assault.
Investigators said Thursday morning, the parents of a high school senior told the principal they found explicit sexual text messages between their son and a teacher, later identified as Cooper.Harrington-Cooper was booked into custody and released on $25,000 bond.
A county detective said Cooper admitted to having oral sex and sexual intercourse with the student in her car several times.