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EX-GUARD FACES SENTENCE FOR SEX WITH INMATE

A former state corrections officer could spend up to six months behind bars for having sex with an inmate at a prison where she was employed.

Mona Parris, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Dutchess County Court to felony third-degree rape.

Parris, of Queens, admitted having sex with an inmate at the Fishkill Correctional Facility. She resigned as a corrections officer in June.

As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Parris was promised a sentence of no more than six months in jail and five years probation.

The case was prosecuted as a rape since Parris held a position of authority over the inmate.

Sentencing is set for Dec. 22.

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