BURBANK, Calif. (CBS/KCAL) Amy Victoria Beck kept her head down and was silent as she was sentenced to two years in a state prison for having sex and oral sex with a 14-year-old boy for several months.
The 33-year-old former Burbank middle school teacher pleaded no contest in March to unlawful sexual intercourse and committing a lewd act on a child.
Burbank Superior Court Judge Patrick Hegarty ordered the former David Starr Jordan Middle School teacher to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life.
Beck, a married mother of three, surprised authorities when she walked into a police station in March and confessed to having an affair with one of her former students, a 14-year-old boy.
Beck said the relationship, which ended in Dec. 2009, had left her consumed with guilt.
Her attorney said that with credit for time already served in jail, she could be free in about 10 months.
Beck, who taught English and social studies, was popular with students, parents and fellow teachers, said Gabe Soumakian, assistant superintendent for the Burbank Unified School District.
Beck is married to an LAPD officer.
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