Newly revealed texts show how a sixth-grade teacher from Arizona allegedly lured a 13-year-old student into a sexual relationship.
Brittany Zamora, 27, a sixth-grade teacher at the Las Brisas Academy Elementary School in Goodyear was arrested earlier this year after the alleged victim’s parents discovered the messages.
Documents reveal that Zamora and her alleged victim began chatting in a class chatroom called “Class Craft,” according to KPNX in Phoenix. But soon, Zamora, who is married, allegedly began telling students to text her when she wasn’t at school to entertain her.
“OMG, I love you,” one alleged text from the teacher to the victim read.
In another, she allegedly wrote, “Omg lol you’re so cute baby. I wish you could’ve stayed after with me.”
Zamora also allegedly sent nudes to him. Later, the teen told police that he and Zamora had at least four sexual encounters earlier this year. In one alleged incident, Zamora assaulted the boy in her car after a talent show, according to KPNX.
After her arrest in March, Zamora was charged with eight counts of sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of child molestation and one count of transmitting obscene material.
Before her arrest, the teen’s parents called the teacher in a recorded phone call, according to KPNX. During that conversation, she apologized and could not explain the alleged abuse.
“I ask myself the same question,” Zamora allegedly told them. “I just got really close after I think everything went down and we’re like, ‘How could that happen?’ … We just got close.”
She also pleaded for her life to not be destroyed.
“I don’t want to say stuff and have me recorded right now and bring this to court and have me go to jail for the rest of my life,” she allegedly said.
Zamora's also repeatedly pleaded with the boy's father not to go to the police, according to Fox News 10 in Phoenix.
[Photo: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office]
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