DICKINSON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former Dickinson High School teacher and coach has turned herself in to authorities after she reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Authorities say 28-year-old Kirstin Pike was charged with improper relationship between an educator and a student following the allegations.
According to court documents obtained by Eyewitness News, the former 10th grade teacher engaged in sexual activity with a 15-year-old student in September of 2016.
The student allegedly told investigators that he had sexual intercourse with Pike inside a classroom at Dickinson High School. The teen also told authorities that he informed four friends about the incident after it occurred.
Pike was arrested on Friday, and bonded out on Monday. She's expected back in court on Nov. 20.
Dickinson ISD released the following statement regarding the incident:
A former Dickinson High School female teacher turned herself in to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Friday, Sep. 7 for allegations of having an inappropriate relationship with a student in 2016.
The teacher was employed by Dickinson ISD from August 2015 to June 2018 as a teacher and coach at Dickinson High School. Dickinson ISD was just made aware of the allegations earlier this month.
The district immediately forwarded the information to CPS and law enforcement and is cooperating with authorities in the investigation.
Former Dickinson ISD teacher accused of having sex with student inside classroom