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Ex-Alabama gym teacher jailed for sex with teen student

  • Charli Jones Parker was sentenced in Alabama on Monday to 12 years in prison
  • The 31-year-old will only serve three years as part of her guilty plea agreement
  • She was teaching at Pickens Academy private Christian school in Carrolton when she was charged last year with having sex with two students 
  • Parker had sex 11 times with one of the students between October 2014 and March 2016 at her home and in a cemetery
  • Soon after her arrest, Parker's husband was charged with having sex with a female student six times in his home 

By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

Published: 14:00 EDT, 22 August 2017 | Updated: 14:45 EDT, 22 August 2017

A former private school teacher accused of having sex with two male students, including in a cemetery, has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to one of the charges. 

Charli Jones Parker, 31, was sentenced in Alabama on Monday to 12 years in prison. She will only have to serve three, followed by five years probation, as part of her guilty plea.

The mother-of-one was teaching at Pickens Academy private Christian school in Carrolton when she was arrested in March 2016 and charged with 13 counts of having sex with a student under the age of 19. 

Charli Jones Parker, 31, has been jailed for three years in Alabama for having sex with a male student when she was teaching a Pickens Academy private Christian school

Parker had sex 11 times with one of the students between October 2014 and March 2016 at her home and in a cemetery.

The teacher and student met four times at the cemetery, three times at her home and four times at another nearby location, AL.com reports. 

She was the head coach of the girls' basketball team and taught physical education.  

Soon after Parker's arrest, her husband Jamie Franklin Parker was charged with having sex with a female student six times in his home. 

Jamie was also a teacher at Pickens Academy and the the boys basketball coach. 

Parker, a married mother-of-one, was teaching at Pickens Academy private Christian school in Carrolton when she was arrested in March 2016. She is pictured above with husband Jamie
Parker, a married mother-of-one, was teaching at Pickens Academy private Christian school in Carrolton when she was arrested in March 2016. She is pictured above with husband Jamie

Parker, a married mother-of-one, was teaching at Pickens Academy private Christian school in Carrolton when she was arrested in March 2016. She is pictured above with husband Jamie

Parker, a gym teacher and basketball coach, had sex 11 times with one of the students between October 2014 and March 2016 at her home and in a cemetery
Parker, a gym teacher and basketball coach, had sex 11 times with one of the students between October 2014 and March 2016 at her home and in a cemetery

Parker, a gym teacher and basketball coach, had sex 11 times with one of the students between October 2014 and March 2016 at her home and in a cemetery

Police said at the time the two incidents were completely unrelated. 

The husband allegedly had sex with the student at his home starting in December 2014 and continued seeing the teen until May 2015. 

He is accused of having oral sex with the girl in December 2014 and January 2015. He allegedly had sexual intercourse with the student in January, February and April of 2015. 

Charli Parker will begin her prison sentence on September 11, while her husband’s case is set to go to trial on November 27. 

Soon after Parker's arrest, her husband Jamie Franklin Parker (above) was charged with having sex with a female student six times in his home

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