Mugshot: High school teacher admits to having sex with four students

Teacher Erica Mesa has admitted to sleeping with four Colonial Forge High School students. (Stafford County Sheriff's Office / WJLA)

Erica Mesa, teacher at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Va, was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student earlier this week. But now Mesa has admitted that she has had sexual relationships with at least four male students, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's office.

Photo credit: Stafford County Sheriff's Office.

The incidents began in 2012, according to court documents. Most of the incidents took place in Mesa's home in Fredericksburg, Va, and at least one incident took place in the teacher's SUV. The students range from 16-18 years in age, and two have admitted to having sex with the teacher. Mesa also reportedly sent nude photos of herself to students, and received nude photos from one student.

"I find it so difficult to understand how a situation could happen like this," retired teacher Molly Faulkner told Washington D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA.

Mesa is a geometry teacher at Colonial Forge High School, and has worked with the school district for five years. Her husband of two years, Keith Mesa, also works at the same high school as a social studies teacher. The couple coached the school's volleyball team together. Erica and Keith have been married since July 22, 2012.

Erica Mesa is now on administrative leave from the school pending the outcome of the case.


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