Former Newburgh teacher Lisa Franklin sentenced to two and a half years for teen rape

Franklin pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old student at Sacred Heart School. (3/6/14)

NEWBURGH - A former Hudson Valley teacher was sentenced to two and a half years behind bars today for raping a teenager.

Lisa Franklin, 44, a former substitute teacher in Newburgh, pleaded guilty in December to having sex with a 13-year-old.

Franklin was taken out of court in cuffs after the sentencing and will begin her prison term immediately.

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The boy's family says they have moved out of the county for a fresh start

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