Jamee Hiatt, a 32-year-old teacher in Michigan, faces somewhere between three and 20 years in jail after her sexual relations with a 14-year-old student was discovered. Now, bizarre details from the affair are emerging.
According to The Daily Mail, the illicit relationship began when the student was just 11 years old, with their sexual encounters beginning when he was 14. The two had sex "so many times that he couldn't begin to tell how many times that there were,’ over the course of two years, if the teen himself is to be believed. Jackson County Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Walker, explained how Hiatt "even went so far as filing guardianship over him" so that they could live together. Hiatt also purchased her underage lover a gun and a cell phone.
"I abused my power as a teacher. I started with good intentions… with my mental illness I became out of control and in a dark place," she said to the court. "I was irresponsible and I lacked insight and judgment ... This is not the person that I am that, or that I want to be ... I have changed the victim’s life, his family, my family, my career and my life forever. I ask for mercy, and I'm truly sorry."
Hiatt was arrested in January of 2016 and was sentenced last week.
[Photo: Jackson County Jail]