A former Vigo County middle school teacher has been sentenced to six years in prison after admitting that she had an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old student.
34 year old Erin Baynard Stewart was arrested in April, 2010, after the victim’s mother made a complaint to police.
The encounters happened in her classroom and in her home. As part of the plea deal Stewart will spend two years in prison, followed by two years on home detention and two years on formal probation.
She will also have to register as a sex offender.