Cops: Teacher from LI had sex with student

A teacher from West Babylon is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student.Police say 27-year-old Melissa Weber, a social studies teacher at Junior High School 8 in Jamaica, Queens, had sex seven

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2009, 6:45 PM

Updated 5,529 days ago

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A teacher from West Babylon is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student.Police say 27-year-old Melissa Weber, a social studies teacher at Junior High School 8 in Jamaica, Queens, had sex seven times with the student in her classroom after school hours. Prosecutors say the teen's mother heard about the liaison Wednesday and found hundreds of contacts with Weber in her son's cell phone.Weber is charged with second-degree rape, sexual abuse and child endangerment. She faces up to seven years in prison if convicted. AP wire services contributed to this report.


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