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Lakeland teacher arrested, accused of having sex with student

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Jennifer Christine Fichter, 29. Jail booking photo Jennifer Christine Fichter, 29. Jail booking photo
A staff photo of Jennifer Christine Fichter from Central Florida Aerospace Academy's website. A staff photo of Jennifer Christine Fichter from Central Florida Aerospace Academy's website.
LAKELAND, FL (WFLA) - A Central Florida Aerospace Academy English teacher has been arrested and charged with six counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

According to the affidavit released by the Lakeland Police Department, Jennifer Christine Fichter, 29, admitted to having sex with her 17-year-old-student, saying it happened between 20-30 times since November of 2013. 

The teacher says she became pregnant with the victim's child and had an abortion, according to the affidavit.

Police believe there could be more victims.

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The victim's mother became suspicious and started to discover text messages from her son and the teacher.

The teacher disguised herself using various aliases but the victim eventually admitted it was his teacher he was communicating with.

The mother confronted Fichter who said she was in love with the victim.

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