Andrea Nicole Baber was booked Friday on charges including sodomy, rape, and contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor, authorities said.
(Douglas County Sheriff’s Office)
A former Oregon Christian school teacher was arrested after being accused of having an affair with a 15-year-old student that lasted more than a year, authorities said Monday.
Andrea Nicole Baber, 29, was arrested in her home in Cottage Grove on Friday, the Register-Guard reported. The arrest came days after Baber, the man allegedly walked in on her and the teenager in bed, according to the News-Overview.
The student’s father reported the relationship to police Dec. 12, after he and his wife an anonymous e-mail with the question if she knew that the boy and the Logos Christian Academy teacher in a sexual relationship, authorities said.
The message was confirmed with photos of the teacher and the boy, according to the Register-Guard, referring to a statement filed in Douglas County Circuit Court.
The teenager told deputies that he and Baber had been in a relationship since 2017, when the boy was 15, according to the newspaper. Deputies said the teen him with alcohol and weed.
Baber was on Friday in a Douglas County Jail on various charges, including sodomy, rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the New York Post.
The sheriff’s office said Baber does not work more on the Logos Christian Academy. Her profile was still featured on Monday, but was brought down as of Tuesday.
“Andrea has always felt called to work with young people and is very excited that God opened the door for her to be a part of the Logos team,” her biography said, according to the Post. “She lives with her husband, dog, and cat, just south of Eugene.”