New trouble for teacher accused of sex with 13-year-old

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A teacher is accused of failing to comply with a curfew following allegations of sex with a student

A teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with her 13-year-old student was back in court Wednesday morning.

Alexandria Vera was accused of violating her curfew condition of her bond.

Documents show she was due home at 8pm on July 26 and she was 46 minutes late returning home. A GPS device she's required to wear placed her at a shopping center. Documents show she has not violated the term which prohibits her from seeing the student.

The judge denied the prosecution's request to revoke Vera's bond. Her bond was set at $100,000. The court also had eight conditions that she's required to follow, which included the curfew.

The prosecution said it was especially upset because in the past she had violated another condition, which is to stay away from schools, especially the school she worked at. According to the prosecution, soon after she made bond, she ran around the track of a school to work out. The prosecution had a discussion with her about the violation, but didn't take any legal action at that time.

The judge denied the prosecution's request to revoke the bond, but he did say this is her last chance.

Neither the prosecution, nor the defense would comment on today's bond hearing.

Vera's complete bond conditions include not communicating directly or indirectly in any manner with the student, except through lawyers or the court, threatening or harassing the student, visiting the residence of the student within 200 feet or going near the student's school, nor any school. Additionally, she may not have contact with any child under 17 years old, except her daughter and brother. She is also not permitted use the internet, except for work use. Vera is required to use a GPS monitor and remain in her home from 8pm until 7am each day.

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Vera taught at Stovall Middle School and that's where she says she met the student in the summer of 2015.

Vera is accused of having a continuous sexual relationship with the student.

In fact, according to court documents, Vera became pregnant with the boy's baby.

She says she terminated the pregnancy once Child Protective Services started questioning her about the relationship.

Court records say Vera said the boy's parents were accepting of the relationship, even inviting her to family gatherings.
Court documents also say the two had an ongoing relationship, having sex almost daily.

The boy would reportedly stay the night at Vera's home and then she would take him to catch the bus the next morning.

13 Eyewitness News asked Vera about the alleged relationship. She declined to comment.

Vera is charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child. If convicted, she faces up to life in prison.

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