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Ex-teacher Mary Kay Letourneau jailed again in Seattle

By: The Associated Press
January 6, 2014 Updated: January 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm
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photo - The teacher became tabloid fodder in the 1990s when she was convicted of raping the sixth-grade boy when she was 34. (AP file)
The teacher became tabloid fodder in the 1990s when she was convicted of raping the sixth-grade boy when she was 34. (AP file) 

SEATTLE — Former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau, who made headlines after she had sex with her 12-year-old student, is back in jail in Seattle.

KIRO reports (http://bit.ly/JDVrHZ ) that she was arrested Sunday night and booked into the King County Jail early Monday for failing to appear in court for a suspended driver's license case. She was held with bail set at $5,000.

The Burien teacher became tabloid fodder in the 1990s when she was convicted of raping the sixth-grade boy when she was 34. She served a prison sentence and married her former student, Vili Fualaau, in 2005 when he was 22.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html

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