A teacher's bail is now $950,000 after officials fixed a court error Tuesday during the educator's brief court appearance.
Marie Johnson, 41, is accused of having sex with a former student. Her previous bail was set at $1.85 million. Attorney Elizabeth Grossman, who is representing Johnson, said the updated bail is more in line with the bail schedule and charges the teacher faces.
Court records show Johnson faces charges of unlawful sexual intercourse with a person under 18, oral copulation and committing a lewd act on a child.
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Johnson was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, but the matter was pushed back to Feb. 23. Grossman said she expects Johnson to also enter a plea in her next court appearance.
Johnson is being held at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin in lieu of $950,000 bail. In a jailhouse interview Sunday with Livermore Patch, she discussed her life over these past few days, saying she's receiving death threats and is worried about her family. .
She is scheduled to return to court at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23 in Department 701 of the Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton.
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