A female teacher accused of having sex with a 13-year-old pupil from her class has handed herself in to authorites.
Alexandria Vera, 24, allegedly admitted to having the relationship with her pupil since September last year and is understood to be pregnant with his child.
A warrant was issued for her arrest, but officers were unable to track down the middle school English teacher.
Now according to Eyewitness News , Vera has presented herself to officers at Montgomery County Jail in Conroe, Texas.She is being charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child.
The affair is alleged to have started when the boy, who cannot be named, failed to show up to her English class.Vera then used Instagram to message the young pupil.
She gave the boy her number and the relationship developed to the point they were having sex on an almost daily basis, according to court documents filed in Houston, Texas.
The pair apparently made no effort to hide the affair and had the full support of the pupil’s family who are said to be “excited about the baby”.
She drove to the student’s house and kissed him in the car then visited the next day when his parents were away and the pair had sex, officers say.
Vera claims she and the teen are in love. According to court documents, Vera had sex with her 13-year-old student almost daily. Vera allegedly told investigators, the boy’s parents knew about the relationship, were supportive of it, included her in family gatherings and even introduced her as his girlfriend.
A spokesman for the school said:
“When the allegation was made in April, the teacher was immediately removed from the school and placed on administrative leave.
“The safety and security of Aldine ISD’s students and staff remains a priority of the school district.”
If convicted, Vera faces 25 years to life behind bars.