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Yahaira Nieves, a 23-year-old former teacher’s aide at Cedar Crest High School in Pennsylvania, has been accused of having sexual contact with a student.

Nieves, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, has been charged with a felony count of institutional sexual assault. She was arraigned on Friday, March 16 and released on $25,000 unsecured bail.

According to reports, Nieves allegedly admitted to kissing and performing oral sex on the victim when interviewed by police. The unidentified victim said he and Nieves met outside the school on three occasions in December 2017, and during the last meeting, Nieves allegedly performed oral sex on the victim in his home.

via ABC 27:

The Lebanon County Detective Bureau said Nieves and the 18-year-old male student began passing non-school related notes and emails in October. In December, Nieves met with the student three times outside of school for non-school related activities.

The third meeting occurred over the holiday break at a private residence. During that meeting, Nieves and the student kissed and engaged in sexual relations, the detective bureau said in a news release.

The Cornwall-Lebanon School District said Nieves was suspended and police were contacted when they learned of the allegations on Jan. 31. Nieves was fired at a Feb. 12 school board meeting, following an internal investigation.

She is due in court for a preliminary hearing on March 29.

Over the course of just a few months, educators across the country were arrested for entering into an inappropriate relationship with their students, Tennessee teacher Janet Smothers, LaToya Parker, Florida teacher Caroline Lawson, 26-year-old Allyson Moran and Katherine Ross Ridenhour were all arrested on similar charges.

The list goes on to include 22-year-old Oklahoma science teacher Hunter Day, 28-year-old teacher Megan Kotarski, 23-year-old history teacher Michelle Schiffer, 29-year-old Alyssia Marie Reddy, special education teacher Jordan Ondish and 28-year-old Samantha Fitzpatrick have all been allegedly carrying on inappropriate relationships with their students.

In addition, 31-year-old Nicole Marie Andrews, 32-year-old Jessica Langford, 29-year-old Andrea Baber, 27-year-old Robin Dunlap, 27-year-old Jennifer Olajire-Aro have also been charged with these charges.

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 and 23-year-old Darci Lake was arrested for an inappropriate relationship.

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