As of June 2012, Amber was serving a five-year jail sentence, the result of a December 2011 arrest for possession of drugs and failing to complete a court-ordered rehab program.
On November 4, 2013, she was released from Indiana's Rockville Correctional Facility (four years early).
During the season, Catelynn comes to terms with being a birth mother, moves in with Tyler and his mother when her mother and her stepfather move into an apartment in another city, and gets engaged to Tyler.
She had aspirations to go away to college with her friends after she graduated from high school, but her dreams are now on hold as she struggles to take care of Bentley, take online courses at the local state college, and maintain her relationship with Ryan, Bentley's father.
and stated: "I really just wanted to show girls how hard it was to be a teen parent.
She struggles to balance school and parenting, and her dream of opening her own beauty salon seems far-fetched now.
She has many troubles with her baby's father, Gary.In February 2016, Bookout revealed she is expecting her third child, a second son named Maverick Reed, with Taylor Mc Kinney. Described as a smart and funny high school senior, she struggles to go back to her normal life after her emotional decision to place Carly for adoption.