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.

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