A former Highlands County teacher convicted of sex with a 13-year-old student has had her teaching certificate permanently revoked.

Stacy Hooks, 41, a former teacher at Hill Gustat Middle School, was arrested in 2016. She is serving a 20-year-prison sentence.

10Investigates discovered Hooks’ teaching certificate was stripped from her last month by the Florida Education Practices Commission. Hooks has also been barred from reapplying for a Florida teaching certificate.

Police reports show Hooks shared inappropriate images of herself with a student through Instagram and an app called Kik.

10investigates exposed issues with several Bay Area school district’s social media policies last month in a special report.

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