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Teacher, 23, Arrested For Having Sex With Student, 18, Just 7 Months after Her Wedding

January 11, 2015  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
Teacher, 23,  Arrested For Having Sex With Student, 18, Just 7 Months after Her Wedding

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A 23-year-old teacher in Alabama has been arrested and is accused of having sex with her 18-year-old student, just seven months after wedding.

Jessica Bonnett Acker was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with the boy while working as a teacher at Bryant High School in Cottondale, Alabama.

Both teacher and student were interviewed by police, who deemed there to be enough evidence to issue an arrest warrant for Acker.

She turned herself into police custody the following day.

Acker had just been married in May, but now she is charged with engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19.

As the news broke of her arrest, Acker decided to submit her resignation to the Tuscaloosa City School District, according to AL.com.

More information about Acker was not made available, however, according to the DailyMail, a  Facebook profile, which has since been deleted, showed numerous photos from her wedding.

A website, which enables guests to buy gifts for the wedding that was dated to have taken place on May 31.

The school district said in a statement: ‘The Tuscaloosa City School System learned of these allegations Tuesday, January 6, at which time an investigation was immediately conducted by both the Tuscaloosa Police Department and Tuscaloosa City School officials.

‘The following day, January 7, the Board of Education accepted the resignation of the teacher involved. ‘

Acker was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail and a $5,000 bail was set.

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