Arizona teacher accused of having sex with student

2013-06-21T17:40:00Z 2013-06-21T18:19:17Z Arizona teacher accused of having sex with studentThe Associated Press The Associated Press

A Gilbert teacher is in custody for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old girl who was one of his students, authorities say.

Andrew James Teaters, 29, is being held on suspicion of three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of sexual abuse. He was arrested Thursday at his home in Mesa, Gilbert police say.

Teaters teaches sixth grade at Gilbert Early College and has been at the school for more than five years, court documents show.

Teaters told them that he got romantically involved with one of his students in April and May and had sex with the girl on school grounds, police say.

Authorities didn’t immediately know Friday if Teaters had an attorney yet.

 

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