Teacher, 28, who had sex with boy, 13, in classroom as pal kept watch caged for 20 years

The disgraced Arizona educator wept in court as Judge Sherry Stephens handed down the sentence on Friday. 

Zamora, 28, managed to compose herself enough after learning her fate and apologised to her victims and her family. 

She later added: “I am a good and genuine person who made a mistake and I regret it deeply. 

“I lived my life respecting and trying to obey every law. I am not a threat to society by any means.”

Zamora will not be released on good behaviour, meaning she will be freed when she is 48, or 49 years old and will need to register as a sex offender once she leaves jail. 

The vile Goodyear teacher was given the minimum sentence for the crime, something the 13-year-old boy’s parents thought was too lenient. 

A statement read out to the court on behalf of the schoolboy’s family said: “Brittany Zamora betrayed our trust and changed Victim A forever. 

“Before he was an innocent child, and now she stole his innocence from him. I hate Brittany Zamora for what she did to my son and our family.” 

“I am not a threat to society by any means”

Brittany Zamora

Zamora was arrested in March 2018, after police were alerted to allegations that she had sex with a schoolboy multiple times, including in her classroom while the youngster’s friend acted as a lookout. 

She was rumbled when texts sent between her and the 13-year-old victim on a school teacher-pupil app were discovered by the boy’s parents. 

They were alerted via the Sentry app, which detects suspicious images on a child’s device and whether they have been exposed to it. 

The parents then confronted Zamora, who was married, which is when she admitted having sex with their son. 

Zamora year six teacher also stands accused of sending nudes of herself to other pupils at Las Brisas Academy.  

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