GILBERT, Ariz. – A Valley teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly having sex with a student on campus.
Andrew James Teaters, 29, of Mesa, was booked into jail on three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of sexual abuse. He is being held on $50,000 bond.
Teaters is a sixth-grade teacher at Gilbert Early College and has been at the school for the past five years.
Gilbert police said Teaters had sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student while on campus.
According to court documents, the victim's father conducted a recorded telephone call to Teaters during which he admitted to having an inappropriate sexual relationship with the teen.
Police said Teaters admitted to knowing the victim was a minor.
The case remains under investigation.
Teaters' next scheduled court date is June 27.