LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A former Jefferson County Public School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student was back in front of a judge Wednesday.
During a pretrial hearing Jessica Boyers' attorney told the judge he needed more time to review newly released evidence from Oldham County prosecutors.
Boyers, 24, was arrested on a charge of sexual abuse and booked into
Louisville Metro Corrections on April 11 after police said she was found with one of her Highland Middle School students in a car in Buechel Park.
She was later released on her own
Ben Jackey, a JCPS spokesperson, said Boyers was hired full time as a
teacher at Highland Middle School in October 2012. Prior to that, she
had worked as a substitute teacher at various schools for a year.
After her arrest Boyers resigned.
In June, an Oldham County Grand Jury indicted Boyers on nearly 19 charges of
unlawful transaction with a minor, eight charges of 2nd degree rape and 11
charges of sexual abuse after alleged sexual encounters with the same minor.
Boyers currently has a no contact order involving the juvenile. She is scheduled to be back in court on November 7.