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Husband of ex-teacher sued by boy's family

Amy Beck, 33, is accused of having sex with a teenage male student over a six-month period in 2009.

January 21, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The husband of a teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old boy is being sued by the boy's family.Amy Beck, 33, a former teacher at Jordan Middle School in Burbank, Calif., is serving a two-year prison sentence.

The lawsuit claims that her husband, Los Angeles Police Department Officer National Beck, threatened to kill the victim and his parents with his police-issued handgun. He is not related to the police chief, Charlie Beck.

It also accuses the police department of failing to investigate and take disciplinary action.

The lawsuit argues that Beck failed to immediately report the sexual crime after he allegedly walked in on his wife and the boy.

The lawsuit seeks damages, but there's no word on how much.