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Tiffany Mosson (PICTURE): Teacher accused of sex with student at her home

Tiffany Mosson CBS/WISH

Tiffany Mosson (PICTURE): Teacher accused of sex with student at her home
Tiffany Mosson
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(CBS/WISH) COVINGTON, Ind. - Indiana teacher Tiffany Mosson is facing felony charges after allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student.

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The 35-year-old English teacher at Covington Community High School faces charges of child seduction.

Police say Mosson admitted she had sex with the male student at her house several times.

Court documents obtained by CBS affiliate WISH show the relationship began with a note passed between the two in class. The two exchanged messages via text and social networking sites, then the teen began spending time at the teacher's house, sometimes for the whole weekend, say the documents.

According to the documents, Mosson told police she knew she would get caught and knew what she was doing was wrong. She told police she planned to stop and move away.

The school said it learned of the allegations April 5 and initiated an investigation and contacted authorities. Mosson was placed on leave at that time. On April 6, Mosson turned in a letter of resignation, which was accepted by the school board Monday.

The Fountain County Sheriff's Department arrested the teacher Tuesday and took her to the Fountain County Jail. She was later released on $10,000 bond.

The school system's superintendent said they are trying to move past the incident.

"You have to continue to evaluate what has taken place and what steps need to be taken in the future," Superintendent Kirk Booe told WISH-TV. "At present, we are moving forward and trying to recover from the accusations and do the best we can for our kids."

  • Edecio Martinez

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