Deanna Marino has been identified as the former Greenwood teacher who was arrested for failing to comply with state law. In 2006 Marino was sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student.
Police say that Marino has been charged with failure to comply with the reporting requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. At this time, no bond has been set for Marino.
According to reports, in 2006, Marino was charged with two counts of deviant sexual intercourse against a different minor that allegedly occurred in 2000-2001. She was arrested for first-degree sexual assault and was released on bond, pleading not guilty five days later
In 2012 Marino admitted to having sex with the teen in 2005 to the Arkansas Supreme Court, who then declined to review her case after she requested an appeal.
Marino is just the latest teacher to be charged for inappropriate conduct. Over the course of just a few months, educators across the country were arrested for entering into an inappropriate relationship with their students, Tennessee teacher Janet Smothers, LaToya Parker, Florida teacher Caroline Lawson, 26-year-old Allyson Moran and Katherine Ross Ridenhour were all arrested on similar charges. A woman named Kayla Sprinkles was arrested in North Carolina for similar sexual crimes.
The list goes on to include 22-year-old Oklahoma science teacher Hunter Day, 28-year-old teacher Megan Kotarski, 23-year-old history teacher Michelle Schiffer, 29-year-old Alyssia Marie Reddy, special education teacher Jordan Ondish and 28-year-old Samantha Fitzpatrick have all been allegedly carrying on inappropriate relationships with their students.
34-year-old Miranda Nicole Pauley was charged with similar crimes, Nancy Leigh Ann Brann, a former Christian school teacher, was arrested for having sex with a student, Coine Audiat pleaded no contest to having sex with a minor in 2016 and 23-year-old Darci Lake was arrested for an inappropriate relationship. 27-year-old Brittany Zamora from Arizona was arrested on similar charges. Keri Hoffman, 35, was also arrested for an alleged relationship with a student. Similarly, 29-year-old Tiffany Ranweiler-Oblander and 33-year-old Maren Oates were arrested on similar charges.