Debra Lafave Arrested on Probation Violation for Talking to Teen Girl

Debra Lafave, the Florida teacher who pleaded guilty to lewd behavior with a teenage boy, has been arrested for allegedly violating her probation on charges she spoke to an underage female co-worker.

Lafave, 27, allegedly had contact with the minor — a 16-year-old co-worker — at Danny Boys' restaurant in Ruskin, Fla., in violation of her probation, FOX News has learned.

Lafave pleaded guilty in 2005 to lewd and lascivious behavior as part of a plea deal after Florida authorities charged her with having sex with a 14-year-old student.

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According to a police report, Lafave spoke with her teenage co-worker numerous times about family problems, friends, high school, boyfriends and sex.

As part of her probation, Lafave is to abstain from contact with minors under 18 years of age.

John Fitzgibbons, Lafave's lawyer, was expected to give a news conference Tuesday afternoon with details on the arrest, reports.

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Lafave was booked Tuesday at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department and released, the St. Petersburg Times reported.

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The former teacher and her co-worker had allegedly known each other since Oct. 2006, according to the police report.

The Florida Department of Corrections ordered her arrest.