Talk about an inappropriate student/teacher relationship!
On Thursday, it was reported that a Texas-based middle school teacher has been arrested for allegedly sleeping with her 15-year-old student.
As highlighted in the arrest warrant affidavit, Katherine Ruth Harper is accused of having multiple sexual relations with the teen between July 1 and July 31. Ugh.
Specifically, the legal paperwork accuses the 27-year-old of sleeping with the student both at her home AND his.
The twosome also exchanged at least 80 messages with each other during that period. To make matters worse, Miz Harper is currently eight months pregnant; however, the affidavit doesn’t specify if Katherine’s student is the father of her unborn child.
It’s said District officials were first alerted about the inappropriate relationship back in September, but not much came from questioning as the student victim was unknown. Nonetheless, the investigation reopened in December after more information came to light. Katherine was put on administrative leave in December, and enough evidence was found for an arrest on March 21.
Reportedly, when the teen was confronted by a school official about the illegal dalliance he began to cry and spilled the the truth about what had happened between him and Miz Harper.
The legal document claims the boy said:
“One thing led to another and she told me to ‘put it in’ and I did.”
He also stated they drank alcohol together and that he performed oral sex on the teacher, who was also his tennis instructor, btw. We guess now she’ll be facing a different kind of court.
Katherine is now out on a $15,000 bond. She is facing a “second-degree felony charge of an improper relationship between an educator and student.”
We hope, for the kid’s sake, the teen victim is NOT the father. Fingers crossed!
[Image via Fort Worth Trophy Club Police.]