BEDFORD, TEXAS — On May 9, police officers in Bedford, Texas became aware of allegations of a potential inappropriate relationship between one of Harwood junior high school’s counselors, Shannon Hathaway, and a former student.
Police say the investigation revealed that a male student who attended Harwood Jr. High the previous school year had allegedly been involved in a physical relationship with Hathaway, who is 33.
The teenager ended the relationship after his mother caught them naked in bed, according to NBC-DFW.
At the time of the relationship, the student was in the ninth grade and 17 years old.
After concluding the criminal investigation, and arrest warrant was obtained for Hathaway for the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
A lawyer representing Hathaway contact the department and arranged for her to surrender her self at the jail.