Teacher arrested after admitting affair with student

LAKELAND, FL (WFLX) - A 29-year-old English teacher in Lakeland, Florida has been arrested and charged with sox counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor after admitting a sexual affair with a 17-year-old male student.

Jennifer Christine Fichter is employed at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy in Lakeland as an English teacher.

Fichter exchanged text messages with the 17-year-old student using two different alias' and later met in the early morning hours for sex in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Lakeland.

The sexual encounters occurred in Fichter's vehicle.

The relationship was discovered by the victim's mother after reviewing his text messages.

She asked Fichter to respond to her residence to talk where Fichter admitted the sexual encounters and professed her love for him.

The victim admitted the two had sex numerous times.

Lakeland police arrested Fichter at her residence at 11:40 pm and was transported to the Polk County Jail.

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