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Tina Marie Amato, 28-year-old former English teacher at Gar-Field High School, Woodbridge, Virginia, pleaded guilty last week to four felony charges for having a sexual relationship with a student. Amato was arrested for engaging in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old male student and faced charges of indecent liberties by a custodian, crimes against nature and use of a communications system to facilitate certain offenses. Amato pleaded guilty in Prince William Circuit Court to three counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor by a custodian and one count of crimes against nature. According to the boy, relationship with Amato began when he was 15-year-old and in the ninth grade. Amato, who was his English teacher, kissed him in an empty classroom near the end of the school year the two continued their relationship over the summer by chatting online and occassionally going to the movies together, according to prosecutors. During the next school year, the relationship became sexual, authorities said. The two would perform sex acts on each other at an area movie theater occasionally and at least once they had sex in a hotel. Amato, is also charged with four counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor in Stafford County. Authorities said those charges stem from Amato having sex with the boy at her home.
MAYVILLE â€“ Kevin Reed promised Chautauqua County District Attorney David W. Foley that he would keep quiet and not cause a ruckus during the trial of Anthony â€śRobâ€ť Taglianetti II, the Virginia man convicted in November of fatally shooting Kevinâ€™s younger brother, Clymer Central School Superintendent Keith L. Reed Jr.