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MO Teacher Who Married Student She Had Sex With Now Has Child With Him

Mo Teacher Who Married Student She Had Sex With Now Has Child With Him
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Today Baylee A. Turner is 26, and she also has a child. She was 23 when she was charged with having a sexual affair with her student, although the charges were dropped after they married.

She lost her job as a teacher at the Sarcoxie High School. Turner was a first-year English teacher, and the student was 18 years old at the time.

The charges against her were made in 2019 when Turner was 23. The Jasper County Sheriff's Department conducted an investigation into the potential relationship the two had.

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She was eventually found guilty of having a sexual relationship with her student.

Turner and the student admitted to having sex at her home in Sarcoxie. According to court documents, the location is about 260 miles from St. Louis.

Based on Facebook, Turner and her student lover got married in May 2019, many months after their scandal. In February 2020, they had their child together.

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Today, her husband is 22 years old.

According to assistant prosecutor Nate Dally, the charges against Turner were dropped after the two got married. The identity of the student has never been disclosed.

This was done because the former student now enjoys the marital or spousal privilege and cannot be forced to testify against his wife. That made the case much weaker and, therefore, not worth pursuing.

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Otherwise, Missouri state law prohibits school employees and volunteers from being sexually involved. The age of the student or their consent does not matter.

Turner was a teacher at Sarcoxie middle school for two years before she got the assignment to teach sophomores and seniors in 2019.

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Following her arrest in February 2019, she resigned from her job.

Turner would have spent up to four years behind bars if she had been charged.

Still, after the charges, she was ordered to avoid contact with anybody under the age of 16. She was released after posting a bond worth $10,000.

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Turner also had to surrender her state teaching license. This was one of the goals the prosecutors aimed to achieve when they charged her for sexual misconduct with the student.

She was one of six young teachers who had faced similar charges in the state.

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The case was similar to Washington state teacher Mary Kay Letourneau, who had sex with a sixth-grade student named Vili Fualaau.

She had met Fualaau after he joined second grade in 1992, but their relationship began four years later when the student was 12.

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In 1997, she pleaded guilty to raping Fualaau. She was also pregnant with his child when she was convicted of having sex with the 12-year-old.

Letourneau was released on parole in 1998 before she was found having sex with Fualaau again in her car.

After that, the judge revoked her plea agreement and told her to serve seven more years in jail for second-degree child rape charges and the violation of a no-contact order.

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While in prison, she gave birth to their second child. Fualaau was 14 years old at the time.

In 2005, the couple got married. They raised two children together before Fualaau filed for separation in 2017.

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In 2020, Letourneau died of colon cancer at 58 years old.