Hot to Trot Teach: Erin Baynard Stewart

Hot to Trot Teach Charged with Being a Little Too Social in Social Studies Class

Erin Baynard Stewartfrom www.wthitv.com - VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A new trial date for a Vigo County School teacher accused of sexual acts with a student.

Erin Baynard Stewart was arrested in April 2010 charged with two felonies of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Stewart was teaching Social Studies at Chauncey Rose Middle School in Terre Haute at the time.

Police said a 14-year-old boy reported having sexual relations with Stewart on four separate occasions, once even in a classroom.

As for her job, the state statute protects teachers who have been charged but not found guilty of a crime, therefore Stewart remains on leave.

Stewart's trial is now reset for November 14th.

Update -

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A former Terre Haute school teacher has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of sexual misconduct with a minor for having sexual contact with a student.

Police arrested Erin Baynard Stewart in 2010 on allegations she had sexual encounters with the 14-year-old twice. Stewart had been one of the boy's teachers at Chauncey Rose Middle School in Terre Haute.

WTHI-TV reports Stewart is due to be sentenced in June.



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