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Mary Kay Letourneau, convicted of raping student, arrested in Washington state

By Mayra Cuevas, CNN
updated 11:44 AM EST, Tue January 7, 2014
Mary Kay Letourneau and Villi Fualaau in 2005. Letourneau is accused of driving with a suspended license.
Mary Kay Letourneau and Villi Fualaau in 2005. Letourneau is accused of driving with a suspended license.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The teacher served more than seven years in prison for raping one of her students
  • She was arrested and accused of driving with a suspended license, failure to appear
  • Letourneau was released on $5,000 bond and is set to be in court Tuesday

(CNN) -- Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who served more than seven years in prison for raping one of her sixth-grade students, finds herself in trouble with the law again.

She was arrested and accused of driving with a suspended license and failure to appear, according to Julie Murphy, a spokeswoman for King County Adult and Juvenile Detention & Community Corrections in Washington state.

She was booked early Monday morning and released the same day on $5,000 bond, the spokeswoman said.

According to CNN affiliate KIRO, Letourneau will appear in court Tuesday.

2006: Mary Kay LeTourneau & Vili Fualaau

Letourneau married her former student, Vili Fualaau, in 2005. They have two children.

CNN's Deanna Hackney contributed to this report.

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