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Teacher arrested after groping two students and having sex with another in school

By Mason White 11:56 AM June 1, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
A teacher was arrested and charged after having sex with a student in a classroom.

Parents are angry after hearing that the teacher had inappropriate contact with students in school.

The New Mexico State Police have taken 28-year-old Jacob Jaurique, into police custody after he was charged with criminal contact with teenage girls.

Jaurique taught metal and welding class at Grants High School. He was also an assistant coach on the wrestling team.

The incident came to light after a student filed a complaint with police saying she was inappropriately touched by Jaurique.

When police began investigating, they discovered that the school employee groped at least two 17-year-old students and had sex with another student.

During questioning, Jaurique allegedly admitted to having sex with the student in the metal workshop classroom.

He was arrested without incident in Milan, New Mexico. Jaurique was charged with two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor and criminal sexual penetration of a minor.