Nicole Marie Faires Andrews, 31, is a former 6th-grade teacher who has been charged with sexual assault on a child, a second-degree felony. Andrews was formerly employed by Leander Independent School District, working as an English/Language Arts professor at Cedar Park Middle School. She has been accused of having an improper relationship with a minor at a church where she volunteered. However, the child did not attend the school where Andrews worked.
The Williamson County Sheriff first began investigating the case against Andrews at the end of October after hearing sexual assault allegations and improper conduct. Andrews was later arrested without incident on Tuesday, December 12. She was booked into the Williamson County Jail.
Authorities say that Andrews is accused of having an ongoing relationship with a minor she met at church in Canyon Creek. Andrews had also worked at the church as a volunteer youth administrator.
The 31-year-old first began teaching at Cedar Park Middle School in August 2015, where she taught English/Language Arts. The church told the news station KXAN that they would not comment on the situation to the media. However, the church did say that they would send out messages to their members regarding the incident.
Andrews has been charged with sexual assault on a minor, which is a second-degree felony. The age of the child has not yet been released.
She is currently being held in Williamson County Jail. As of this writing, no bail has been set.
Here’s a report about Andrews’ arrest from Spectrum Local News out of Austin, Texas:
“The sheriff’s office opened an investigation into reports of sexual assault and improper relationship between a student and an educator in late October. Andrews allegedly had been having an ongoing relationship with the victim, who did not attend Cedar Park Middle School, after they met at the Church at Canyon Creek were Andrews was a volunteer youth administrator.
Andrews has been charged with felony offense of sexual assault of a child, which is a second-degree felony. “