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Former Tampa teacher convicted of molesting teen student

Former Tampa teacher convicted of molesting teen student

HILLSBOROUGH, Fla (News Channel 8)- A former Hillsborough County elementary school teacher has been convicted of sexually molesting a former student.

Ethel Anderson, 29, was charged with three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation in the case.  Jurors found that she had a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old, who was once her student at Mango Elementary.

The victim took the stand testifying about his relationship with Anderson.  The testimony was detailed and graphic, as Anderson sat in the courtroom looking straight ahead.

The victim is now 14, testifying on his birthday about the relationship he had for three months while he was just 12 years old.

Anderson will be sentenced in November.  She faces 135 years in prison.





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