A teacher nicknamed 'Randy Brandi' seduced a 16-year-old student
Brandi Vaughn romped with the boy, 16, twice after meeting up during the summer holidays.
The first time was in a park named after American frontiersman Daniel Boone, the second in her family home a month later.
The 25-year-old – nicknamed Randy Brandi after the scandal was exposed – seduced the student by sending him texts, a court heard.
She also messaged him through Facebook.
Vaughn, caught out after an anonymous tip to police, wept as a judge jailed her for a year.
She must also register as a sex offender for 20 years.
They first met up in a park and then a second time in her family home
Her husband stood by her as she faced sex charges, including rape and assault
She was arrested in August 2015 under her married name Whitaker. Her husband stood by her as she faced a string of sex charges, including rape and assault.
But they have since divorced and she has reverted to using her maiden name.
Most of the charges were dropped in a plea deal at a hearing last November when she admitted using an electronic device to induce a child for sexual activities.
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Vaughn, who taught at Madison Southern High School, Berea, Kentucky, faced up to five years behind bars.
The couple has since divorced and the teacher has had to register as a sex offender
But she could be eligible for parole after serving a only a fifth of her year-long sentence.
Vaughn's lawyer Michael Eubanks tried to get her probation because she had “nothing but remorse”.
But Madison Circuit Judge William Clouse said he had to send a message to the community – as well as her – that such behaviour was intolerable and would be punished.
He told Vaughn that he believed her education, which includes a Master's degree, would help her have a a successful life after leaving jail.