Kerman Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sex with Minor Charges

Prosecutors have filed felony charges against Kerman High School teacher Maria Vega who is accused of having sex with one of her students.

December 2, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A Kerman High School teacher accused of having sex with one of her students made a court appearance Wednesday.34-year-old Maria Vega pleaded not guilty to three felony charges. Detectives say she admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.

If convicted, she could face a lengthy prison sentence and would be required to register as a sex offender.

She remains free on bail and is expected back in court next month.