- Alexandria Vera, 24, who admits she had sex with a 13-year-old student, appeared in a Houston, Texas, court on Friday for an arraignment hearing
- She was formally read the charges against her but did not enter a plea
- She was told to not have contact with the victim or anyone under 17
- The former teacher was also ordered to wear a GPS monitor and to stay away from the school
- Vera was banned from accessing the internet and put on a curfew to remain in her home between 8pm and 7am each day
- Vera turned herself in to police on Wednesday after a warrant was issued for her arrest on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child
- She ‘admitted to having a sexual relationship since September 2015 with a known student’
- Vera told police she fell pregnant with the eighth grader’s child in January after they had continuous sex but later had an abortion
The court heard Vera – who was fired from her job at Stovall Middle School after the allegations emerged – now has a new job where she uses a computer.
Judge McSpadden said: ‘You have a job, you use a computer in your job that’s fine. No internet usage at home.
‘You’re not allowed contact with anyone under the age of 17. The main thing is we do not want anything else to happen during this time – you’re awaiting possible trial.’
He added: ‘We take these conditions very, very seriously.’
Vera, dressed in a smart black suit and white shirt, sat in court beside her two people thought to be her mother, Nidia Rivera, and her mother’s partner, and listened as the charges were read out against her and nodded to say she understood.
After the hearing she avoiding the media scrum waiting outside the courtroom and took a back staircase to her car, refusing to make any comment to Daily Mail Online as she left.
Her lawyer Ricardo Rodriguez told Daily Mail Online that she will not be commenting to the press.
‘Not at all, we are going to try the case in the court not in the press,’ he said.