Elizabeth Morgan, a 30-year-old Missouri teacher, has been arrested and charged with felony sexual contact with a student.
According to reports, Morgan, of Lebanon, was arrested and jailed on Friday, January 12 and released the same day on $5,000 bond.
Authorities say that they became aware of an investigation pertaining to sexual contact with a teacher and a male high school student on January 5. Investigators spoke with the student and witnesses and gathered electronic evidence they say show Morgan was having an inappropriate relationship with one of her students.
A teacher from Lebanon was arrested and charged with felony sexual contact with a student today.
Elizabeth Morgan, 30, was arrested and bonded out on a $5,000 bond with conditions. On January 5, Lebanon Police Department became aware of an investigation pertaining to sexual contact with a teacher and a male high school student.
It was reported that Morgan was having an inappropriate relationship with a student of hers. After speaking with the student, witnesses and viewing electronic evidence, information was gathered to pursue charges on Morgan. According to the press release from Lebanon PD, any questions regarding Morgan’s current employment status at Lebanon R-III should be referred to the school district.
This is the latest in a string of teacher/student sex scandals over the last couple of years. In November, Tennessee teacher Janet Smothers was arrested. Former nutrition teacher LaToya Parker was also arrested for a relationship with a student. Florida teacher Caroline Lawson was charged with sexual assault. 26-year-old Allyson Moran was also arrested for similar crimes. The 23-year-old high school teacher Katherine Ross Ridenhour was also arrested for an inappropriate relationship.
Furthermore, Hunter Day, 22, was also arrested after a sting operation. Megan Kotarski was also arrested on similar charges. Michelle Schiffer, a 23-year-old history teacher in Texas, was also charged and arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage student. 29-year-old Alyssia Marie Reddy was arrested in Maryland for her crimes in New Jersey. Samantha Fitzgerland, a 28-year-old, was most recently arrested and charged. Jordan Ondish was arrested for her inappropriate relationship with a 19-year-old, while 28-year-old Samantha Fitzpatrick was arrested on similar charges.
Nicole Marie Andrews was arrested as well. 32-year-old Jessica Langford was arrested and charged with sexual assault-related crimes as well. A teacher from Oregon, Andrea Baber, was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Robin Dunlap, a teacher in Florida, was arrested for sending illicit photos to a 15-year-old boy in Texas. Teacher and tennis coach Jennifer Olajire-Aro was also charged. 42-year-old Heather Butts of California was arrested on a second-degree felony charge. Nancy Leigh Ann Brann, a former Christian school teacher, was arrested for having sex with a student. Coine Audiat pleaded no contest to having sex with a minor in 2016. 23-year-old Darci Lake was arrested for an inappropriate relationship. Valeria Costadoni was also arrested due to a relationship with her student. 40-year-old Kisha Nuckols was arrested for having sex with a student, too. Hilary Dattilo, a 30-year-old Ohio high school teacher, has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student.