LOCKHART, TX - A mugshot showing a smiling teacher charged with having an improper relationship with a 17-year-old student is going viral.
The school district suspended 26-year-old married anatomy teacher Sarah Madden Fowlkes, who had been with Lockhart High School since 2014.
A tip from a school administrator led authorities to the 17-year-old boy who had allegedly been in contact with Fowlkes through messaging and in person. Lockhart schools superintendent Susan Bohn emailed parents on Monday, notifying them of Fowlkes' arrest and suspension, according to Fox32.
“Lockhart parents entrust their children to us every day, and it is something we do not take lightly. Student safety is the district’s most important priority,” Bohn said in a statement.
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