LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A former Bullitt County substitute teacher has been sentenced for having a sexual relationship with a student.

On Thursday, a judge sentenced Suzanne Bickers to five years for one count of sodomy and 12 months each for 2 counts of unlawful transaction with a minor after she accepted a plea deal.

The sentence will be served concurrently.

Investigators say she had sexual contact with a 17-year-old male student at Bullitt Central High School. The mother of two was subsequently fired from Bullitt County Public Schools

Bickers must serve 180 days in the Bullitt County Detention Center and will be on probation for five years.

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