(OREGONLIVE) — Denise Keesee cried throughout her sentencing Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. She sobbed. She bawled.
Her chin quivered hard. She dabbed a tissue at her cheeks.
Presiding Judge Kirsten Thompson sentenced the former Sherwood High School teacher to 30 days in custody for the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old student. Five years of probation will follow. If she violates its conditions, she could face more than a year in prison.
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Keesee also must register as a sex offender, surrender her teaching license, complete sex offender treatment and have no contact with teens unless approved by her probation officer. She reports next week to the Washington County Community Corrections Center, a transitional facility near the county jail.