Teacher arrested after the teen student she had sex with filmed the tryst and shared it with classmates
She allegedly told the authorities that she thought the student, who is in the 10th grade, was 18 years old when she engaged in sexual intercourse with him
The authorities in Port Barre, Louisiana, has said that a teacher was charged with having sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old student who also recorded the entire incident on his cell phone. 25-year-old substitute teacher Constance Robertson used to sub at Port Barre High School. She allegedly told the authorities that she thought the student, who is in the 10th grade, was 18 years old when she engaged in sexual intercourse with him inside one of the school classrooms while a pep rally was going on outside.
Officials at the school told KATC that they found out about the video after the alleged teen victim shared it with other students. According to the Port Barre Police Department, the authorities looked through the teen's cell phone and found the said evidence that led to the teacher's eventual arrest.
Robertson has worked with the Louisiana school system since May last year. She has now been charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. If convicted, she will face a maximum sentence of 10 years behind bars, as well as, a fine of $5,000.
The St. Landry Parish School System issued a statement to KATC which reads: "It has been brought to our attention that a substitute teacher is being investigated by the Port Barre Police Department and St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department amid allegations of sexual misconduct with a student at Port Barre High School."
The statement continues: "The substitute teacher in question has been substituting in the St Landry Parish School System since May of 2017. There are no previously reported incidents involving this employee. She has been removed from working as a substitute teacher in St Landry Parish Schools."
"We are currently working with law enforcement as it pertains to this incident and are unable to comment further as this is a personnel matter and is under investigation."