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2 married Huntington Beach teachers sentenced in student-sex case

Daniel Shepard, 62, and his wife, 59-year-old Gay Davidson-Shepard of Huntington Beach, were sentenced to three years of probation for having sex with a male student on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.

November 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two married Huntington Beach teachers have been sentenced to three years of probation, after pleading guilty to having sex with a 17-year-old male student.

Gay Davidson-Shepard, 59, and her husband, Daniel Shepard, 62, were also given suspended jail sentences and must complete community service, and counseling.

Daniel taught at Westminster High School, where the boy was a student.

His wife was a teacher at Mesa View Middle School in Huntington Beach.

Authorities say the assaults took place weekly at the couple's home, starting in 2009.