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Substitute teacher indicted

Published On: Jan 28 2014 07:27:59 PM CST
ABINGDON, Va. -

A substitute teacher from southwest Virginia who is accused of having sex with a student has been indicted.

Lee Ann Lester, 31, of Glade Spring was indicted on one felony charge of Taking Indecent Liberties with a Child by a Person in Custodial or Supervisory Relationship.

Lester is accused of having sexual intercourse with a student in the chorus room of Patrick Henry High
School.

The alleged incident happened in February of 2013 when Lester was serving as substitute chorus teacher at the school.
 
Authorities want to remind people that everyone charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.