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Silver City teacher accused of having sex with student

J.R. Oppenheim
May 18, 2017 10:29 PM

SILVER CITY, N.M. -- New Mexico State Police arrested a Silver High School teacher with having a sexual relationship with a student.

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Officers apprehended Tiana Sanchez on Thursday, charging her with four counts of criminal sexual penetration of a child. She was booked into the Grant County Detention Center.

According to NMSP, a mother of a Silver High School student contacted police with information about a possible sexual relationship with Sanchez. Police say the student admitted he engaged in sexual intercourse with Sanchez four times in the last month.

Investigators found texts and pictures containing sexual content between Sanchez and the student on the student's phone.

NMSP did not release any other information but said the investigation is ongoing.

The Silver City Sun-News reports Sanchez also worked as the school's head volleyball coach.

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