Hours after a Long Island teacher was released from jail after serving time for her relationship with a 16-year-old student, she was arrested again because authorities found she contacted him while behind bars. A year ago, Wantagh High math teacher Heather Kennedy was charged with statutory rape after an interlude with the student in the Massapequa High School parking lot (he later confessed to his dad, who called the police). She faced additional charges a few months later when authorities found that Kenney had sex with the student repeatedly (at her grandparents' house, at a friend's house) after she pleaded guilty. Now Newsday reports, "Authorities said they became aware Friday night that Kennedy had written the letters"—which were given to the teen by a third party—"and they arrested her at her home at 2 a.m. Saturday." Kennedy, who must give up her teaching license and register as a Level 3 sex offender, was scolded by the judge, who said, "Your conduct, based upon your position in society, is very serious. We certainly have to discourage it from ever happening again."
L.I. Teacher Couldn't Stop Having Sex With Her Student
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