An overweight teacher was left embarrassed after it was revealed that she was sexually active with 5 of her students.
The woman of Tennessee, was a biology teacher at the Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School in Nashville, when the alleged rapes took place.
24-year-old Marquita Alston faces five counts of statutory rape for allegedly performing sexual acts with five boys who were 17 years old.
The Metro Nashville Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit began investigating Alston, after the principal of the high school received information about the rapes.
The investigation lasted several months, and involved multiple interviews with students and others.
Detectives said that some of these sexual encounters occurred on the school campus.
Alston resigned after she was placed on administrative leave.