Biology teacher, 25, pleads no contest to 'having a six-month sexual relationship with a teen student'

  • Gabrielle Bauman, 25, pleaded no contest to allegedly having sex with student?
  • The alleged relationship occurred between November 2016 and May 2017
  • Bauman taught anatomy and biology at Hiawatha High School in Hiawatha, KS?
  • She resigned in July at a school board meeting and was arrested in August?
  • By entering a plea deal, Bauman may have to register as sex offender for 25 years

A biology teacher pleaded no contest on Monday to an alleged six-month sexual relationship with a teen student.?

Gabrielle Bauman, 25, was arrested in August after being accused of having sexual relations with one of her students between November 2016 and May 2017.

The Hiawatha Police Department conducted an investigation after a report was made to school administrators in mid-June.

Gabrielle Bauman, 25 (pictured), pleaded no contest on Monday to an alleged six-month sexual relationship with a teen student

Gabrielle Bauman, 25 (pictured), pleaded no contest on Monday to an alleged six-month sexual relationship with a teen student

Bauman, 25, was arrested in August after being accused of having sexual relations with one of her students between Nov 2016 and May 2017. (Pictured, left, Bauman with former science teacher Chris Vitt)

Bauman, 25, was arrested in August after being accused of having sexual relations with one of her students between Nov 2016 and May 2017. (Pictured, left, Bauman with former science teacher Chris Vitt)

Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill told?Hiawatha World Online?that the criminal complaint alleges the conduct occurred while Bauman was employed as a high school teacher at Hiawatha High School.

The criminal complaint indicates that the alleged victim was a 'person 16 years or older who was a student enrolled at Hiawatha High School where the offender was employed'.?

According to WIBW, Bauman resigned in July after teaching anatomy and biology at Hiawatha High School in Hiawatha, Kansas, for just one year.??

Hill said that by entering her plea, she will potentially have to register as a sex offender for a period of 25 years.?Bauman was freed on a $5,000 surety bond. She'll return to court for sentencing on January 22.

She was a student teacher for one semester and then was hired by the district as an instructor for the 2016-2017 school year.?

Bauman was arrested on August 29 on charges of one count of unlawful sexual relations, a level 5 person felony.??

The school board accepted Bauman's (pictured, center, in green) resignation at the regular July board meeting

The school board accepted Bauman's (pictured, center, in green) resignation at the regular July board meeting

Bauman taught anatomy and biology at Hiawatha High School (pictured), in Hiawatha, Kansas, for one year

Bauman taught anatomy and biology at Hiawatha High School (pictured), in Hiawatha, Kansas, for one year

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