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A 22-year-old Oklahoma teaching aide was arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old student two weeks after she joined the faculty.
According to local reports, the accused Ashley Waffle, a temporary teacher’s aide with Granite Public Schools, began her employment on October 10, and started messaging with a 16-year-old on October 25 on Snapchat.
It is understood that a staff contacted the police once gaining knowledge of the alleged fling between the accused and the student which led to an investigation.
Court documents also revealed that Waffle had relations with the teen twice at her apartment sometime before Nov. 9 and was later fired on November 10.
As it now stands, the accused is being held at the Greer County jail and faces two second-degree rape charges; if convicted, the accused could spend up to 15 years in a federal prison.
Furthermore, the District Superintendent also outlined in a letter that the school district will be cooperating with law enforcement until the investigation is concluded.