Former teacher facing 38 charges involving minor

Published: Jun. 19, 2013 at 2:18 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 26, 2013 at 2:18 AM EDT
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Jessica Boyers
Jessica Boyers

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - New charges have been filed against a former Jefferson County Public School teacher.

Jessica Boyers, 24, who taught at Highland Middle School until she was accused of sexually assaulting a student in April, is now facing charges in Oldham County.

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An Oldham County Grand Jury indicted Boyers on nearly 19 charges of unlawful transaction with a minor, 8 charges of 2nd degree rape and 11 charges of sexual abuse in the case.   

The victim in the case is believed to be 14 years old.

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Boyers resigned from her position in JCPS after charges were filed in April.

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