It all seemed to begin with Mary Kay Letourneau. The Seattle teacher served seven years in prison for molesting a sixth-grade student. That relationship eventually produced two children. Letourneau and the now 22-year-old were.
Unlike Letourneau, Pamela Turner, a Tennessee gym teacher, pleaded no contest to having sex with a 13-year-old student and is serving athat resulted from a plea deal.
Sandra "Beth" Geisel, a former New York Catholic high school English teacher out on bail oninvolving a 16-year-old student, was arrested Friday for alleged drunk driving. The Albany-area mother of four is the wife of a bank president.
And in Florida, middle school teacher, has offered an insanity plea for her alleged affair with a 14-year-old boy.
What's behind the seeming spate of teacher-student sex?
Lafave's ex-husband, Owen Lafave,
Lafave says his ex-wife has never told him why she (allegedly) did it "and that's one of the hardest things that I've had to go through, is that I've never received a reason why."
He says he had "no idea" anything was going on "and hindsight is 20-20. I can look back now and see some things that were peculiar about her behavior. But I had no idea anything like this was going on."