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Erie teacher pleads guilty in student sex case

| Tuesday, April 3, 2007

A female teacher accused of having sex with a 10th-grade boy in the summer of 2005 at her home pleaded guilty to a charge of corruption of a minor.

Robin Lee Hecker, 32, of Albion, entered the plea Monday to the consolidated count, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in state prison. The Erie County District Attorney's Office dropped four other counts as part of a plea deal.

Hecker, reached by phone at her home on Monday night, declined comment.

Hecker, who resigned from the Northwestern School District on Jan. 26, must surrender her teaching license as part of the plea deal. Authorities said she was a 10th-grade English teacher when she first met the teen, who was 16 at the time, in her class in 2005

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