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A 43-year-old teacher is pregnant by a 16-year-old pupil. She first started an affair with the boy when he was just 13.

Austrian news site austriantimes.at reports that PE teacher Renata Juras was arrested in the past for having had sex with the boy when he was 13. She was given a suspended sentence after the youngster told the court that he loved her.

Now, three years on, the couple are married and have announced they are expecting their first child in June.

Other sources report the woman as saying the pregnancy was planned, and that they are 'over the moon.'

According to reports online, the relationship between the teacher and her pupil was first exposed when the boy told his stepfather what was going on. The police were called, and the teacher arrested. The teenager later said the court had portrayed him as a victim which was not the case, claiming he had orchestrated their affair

The teacher has a child from a previous relationship who was a year younger than the boy, and in the year below him at the same school.

What a minefield!