Kerman Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sex with Minor Charges

FRESNO, Calif. 34-year-old Maria Vega pleaded not guilty to three felony charges. Detectives say she admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.

If convicted, she could face a lengthy prison sentence and would be required to register as a sex offender.

She remains free on bail and is expected back in court next month.

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