A former Orange County high school teacher who had a long affair with a 15-year-old student has been sentenced to six months in jail.
Rebecca Eileen Diebolt, 37, of Brea, was sentenced Friday and ordered to register as a sex offender for life.
She pleaded guilty in January to sex acts with a minor.
Diebolt, a language arts teacher and swim and water polo coach at Valencia High School in Placentia, had a sexual relationship with the girl from 2004 to 2008, police said. The relationship carried on after the girl graduated from high school and went to college.
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The victim reported the acts to police in 2014.
She told police that she and Diebolt had multiple sexual encounters that occurred in Diebolt’s classroom, as well as Diebolt’s home after school and on weekends.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.