Teacher Scandals

Former Kindergarten Teacher Jailed For Having Sex With At Least 6 Students, Threesome Included

The students allegedly snuck out of their homes so she could pick them up and take them to her apartment for sex.

A Texas kindergarten teacher who had sex with at least six teens will be spending a decade in a state prison.

Heather Lee Robertson, 39, accepted a plea deal Thursday which will require her to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life, according to KTRE. She could have faced up to 240 years in prison if not for the plea deal. She was facing six charges of sexual assault of a child and six counts of having an improper relationship with a student.

"Teachers are entrusted with our most valuable and most precious asset every day," Angelina County Assistant District Attorney Todd Dillon said in a statement. "When teachers betray that trust in Angelina County, they will be held accountable for that betrayal, and they will face significant punishment."

Prosecutors said the first sexual encounter happened not long after Robertson’s husband filed for divorce. She told police that she began started drinking heavily around that time and couldn’t recall details of incidents in question, according to CBS News.

According to court documents, Robertson reached out to victims on Snapchat. In one case, she began sexting a teen through Snapchat and Robertson asked him to come to her apartment for sex. According to the report, that student told the teacher he was with another student. Robertson allegedly told him it was OK for the friend to come along. That day, according to the police, Robertson had a threesome with the two students.

The officer spoke to two additional students, who also said they had sex with Robertson on a few occasions. According to the report, these students snuck out of their homes so that Robertson could pick them up, and take them to her apartment for sex. After the sexual activity, the kindergarten teacher would drop her students off at their respective houses.

On one occasion this past November, a student convinced his parents to drop him off at Robertson's apartment so he could help her move furniture. Instead, court documents say, Robertson and the student had sex before Robertson took him home.

[Photo: Angelina County Jail]

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