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Good-looking teacher arrested for sleeping with student

By Mason White 3:08 PM December 7, 2014
Kristen Damon 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A 7th grade teacher was arrested for having a sexual relationship with her student.

The teacher of Mississippi, is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly sleeping with her student, according to the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department.

23-year-old Kristen Damon was arrested at her home, and remains in jail. Her bail set at $25,000.

Damon taught seventh grade English at the Higgins Middle School, through a program called Teach For America.

Teach For America is a national teacher corps of recent college graduates, who commit to teaching in under-resourced urban and rural public schools.

She was also a soccer coach at the Clarksdale High School, where she met her 17-year-old victim.

Damon, who was a teacher for two years, has been fired from her job.

If found guilty, Damon could lose her teaching license and faces up to 30 years in prison. She would also have to register as a sex offender.