USA – A female teacher accused of having sex with a 13-year-old pupil from her class has handed herself in to authorites, it has been reported.
Alexandria Vera, 24, allegedly admitted to having the relationship with her pupil since September last year and is understood to be pregnant with his child.
A warrant was issued for her arrest, but officers were unable to track down the middle school English teacher.
Now according to Eyewitness News , Vera has presented herself to officers at Montgomery County Jail in Conroe, Texas.
She is being charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child.
The affair is alleged to have started when the boy, who cannot be named, failed to show up to her English class.
She gave the boy her number and the relationship developed to the point they were having sex on an almost daily basis, according to court documents filed in Houston, Texas.
The pair apparently made no effort to hide the affair and had the full support of the pupil’s family who are said to be “excited about the baby”.
She drove to the student’s house and kissed him in the car then visited the next day when his parents were away and the pair had sex, officers say.
Vera told investigators that she would drop him off so he could get the bus to Stovall Middle School, according to Click2Houston .
One pupil told Eyewitness news: “He like grabbed her butt and everybody saw it. And then they were talking about it.”
A spokesman for the school said: “When the allegation was made in April, the teacher was immediately removed from the school and placed on administrative leave.