Former 'teacher of the year' accused of sex acts with student in Texas classroom

Former 'teacher of the year' accused of sex acts with student in Texas classroom

Randi Chaverria, 36, of Round Rock, was booked at the Williamson County Jail on Tuesday and charged with having an improper relationship with a student.

ROUND ROCK, Texas — A former "teacher of the year" is facing a felony charge after authorities said she engaged in sex acts with a student in her Texas classroom.

According to KXAN-TV, Randi Chaverria, 36, of Round Rock, was booked at the Williamson County Jail on Tuesday and charged with having an improper relationship with a student. The ex-Round Rock High School teacher, who turned herself in, was released on $25,000 bond later that day, jail records said.

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The student alleged that "Chaverria called him and had sexual contact with him" multiple times this fall, KXAN reported. The then-family science teacher had oral sex with him in her classroom two times, he told authorities.

The Round Rock school district said Chaverria resigned Nov. 19, a day after officials learned of the allegations, KVUE-TV reported.

The news came about 18 months after the district named her secondary teacher of the year, according to KXAN.

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