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Former teacher pleads guilty in student’s abusive relationship



A former teacher at Hephzibah Middle School found to have had improper and illegal contact with a student pleaded guilty Thursday, July 14.

Rumah Byrapaka, 26, has been held in jail without bond since her arrest in January 2020. Because of the length of time she has been in custody and the likel...

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  1. Her first mistake was not illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico. Had she done that, she would have been arrested, released with no bond, and given a date to appear in court with a guarantee that law enforcement would not look for her when she failed to appear. The feds would have paid for her doctorate degree, provided free health insurance, given her voting rights, and a pension.

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