Phoenix teacher gets 20 years in sex assault of student

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PHOENIX (AP) -- A Phoenix middle school teacher has been sentenced to 20 years in prison stemming from the sexual assault of her 14-year-old student.

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Randall Warner handed down the sentence to 52-year-old Rosanna Brown on Tuesday.

Brown pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of attempted child molestation in the case.

Brown taught seventh- and eighth-grade English at Ed Pastor Elementary School in Phoenix. She had been a teacher for 28 years but had only been teaching at Ed Pastor for a short time.

Police say that Brown lured her teenage student to a Tempe hotel through text messages and had sex with him there in 2009.

When the boy left the hotel room, police say he called his mother and said Brown had assaulted him.