Tioga, LA: Teacher Facing Sex Charges Resigns

A Tioga High School teacher facing 13 sex crime charges has resigned from the Rapides Parish School District.

The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/XLWA0J ) 27-year-old Heather Michelle Cooksey, an English teacher, was arrested on Dec. 19 on charges that she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student. She was arrested again on Jan. 22 on nine additional charges.

Cooksey is free on a $35,000 bond.


ALEXANDRIA, La. – A Tioga High School teacher, who was previously in custody on sex charges last month, was arrested Tuesday on additional charges.

After further investigation, detectives say they arrested Heather Michelle Cooksey for two more counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, four counts of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student, two counts of sexual battery by fondling and one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile.



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