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Former Iowa teacher gets 10 years for sex with 2 students

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 IDA GROVE, Iowa (AP) -- A former substitute teacher and coach has been given 10 years in prison for having sexual relationships with students at two northwest Iowa high schools.
   Online court records say 33-year-old John Tietsort, of Battle Creek, was sentenced Monday. He'd pleaded guilty in Ida County District Court to two counts of sexual exploitation by a school employee.
   Prosecutors say Tietsort had a sexual relationship October 2015 through June 2016 with an 18-year-old female student at Odebolt-Arthur and Battle Creek-Ida Grove High School, where Tietsort was a substitute teacher and assistant football coach. Prosecutors also say Tietsort had a sexual relationship last year with a 17-year-old female student from Maple Valley-Anthon Oto High School, where Tietsort also was a substitute teacher.
 

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