Rachel Gonzalez was arrested Friday for allegedly having an improper relationship with a student.
(Bay City, Texas Police Department )
A Texas teacher was arrested earlier this month after a teenage dad reportedly caught his child and the educator having sex on the back seat of a car, police said.
Rachel Gonzalez, 44, a former Bay City Independent School District teacher, was arrested Friday and booked on charges of online solicitation of a minor and improper relationship between educator and student,” Bay City police said in a Facebook post.
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The 13-year-old father notified police allegedly after catching the couple having sex Dec. 14. The child’s gender was not immediately known. The police responded to the call, and an investigation began.
The police obtained a search warrant and were able to obtain the victim’s phone, where they found evidence of the inappropriate relationship.
Gonzalez resigned from her position on Dec. 15 and was booked in Matagorda County Jail, where they posted the bond needed to be released, the Daily News reported.
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Bay City Independent School District Board of trustees Chairman Bob Klepac released a report on the episode. Klepac said school officials notified police of the relationship quickly.
Klepac said in the statement: “While I cannot provide additional information at this time may compromise the legal process or the safety and well-being of BCISD students, I want to assure our parents and the community that the welfare of pupils is our highest priority. We are committed to providing a safe school environment for BCISD students and staff.”