LOCKHART, Texas -- A female teacher at a school in Texas is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student.
Police said Sarah Fowlkes, a science teacher at Lockhart High School, was "engaged in sexual contact" with a 17-year-old at the school.
District officials say they were told of the report on Friday, March 10, and police immediately began an investigation.
According to a district press release, police determined that a male student had been in contact with Fowlkes in person and by message.
A warrant was issued for Fowlkes' arrest on Monday, and authorities said she turned herself in.
Fowlkes had been with the Lockhart Independent School District since Oct. 2014.
Texas teacher accused of sexual contact with student