33-year old Nevada high school teacher arrested for alleged sex with student

A 33-year old high school teacher from Nevada’s Washoe County has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student.

The suspect, Maren Nicole Oates, is now reportedly on administrative leave from the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology (AACT). According to a report by KOLO, she was arrested by Washoe County School Police and booked into Washoe County jail May 17, 2018 on a charge of School Employee Engaged in Sex with a Pupil.

A statement was released by district officials, reading: “Washoe County School Police are investigating allegations that a District employee engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a student. The employee in question has been placed on administrative leave… The safety and security of our students and staff is our number-one priority. The District cannot discuss personnel issues.”

According to the website for AACT, “[it] is an advanced career technical education academy within the Washoe County School District. AACT provides the opportunity for students to determine what career or college pathway they want to pursue in post-secondary education.”