Louisiana Teacher Accused of Sexual Improprieties Arrested
Another case of apparent inappropriate conduct between an educator and a student has resulted in an arrest in Allen Parish. Deputies with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Department arrested and charged 42-year-old Kristen Ward with sex crimes involving a 16-year-old female student.
Ward was arrested and charged with five counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, five counts of indecent behavior with juveniles, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and one count of obstruction of justice. She was taken into custody on Monday afternoon by Allen Parish authorities.
Ward, a teacher at Reeves High School, has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation into the charges is complete. There were allegedly five different meetings between Ward and her victim. In addition to the charges brought against Ward in Allen Parish, she is also facing one count of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile in Calcasieu Parish.