Former Franklin High School teacher Madalyn Arnett has pleaded guilty to sex charge involving a student. FILE PHOTO

Former Franklin teacher faces up to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to a sex charge

Madalyn Arnett, 26, was arrested at her West Carrollton home in March 2018 and charged with sexual battery. She was indicted by a Warren County grand jury a few weeks later.

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Last week, Arnett pleaded guilty to the third-degree felony the involved boy who was 16-years-old at the time.

Arnett admitted to sexting with a student when confronted by school officials, according to court records.

“But this charge means there was a sexual encounter,” Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell said last year. He said that contact took place in a car in a Franklin Twp. parking lot the week before Arnett was arrested.

Warren County Common Pleas Judge Tim Tepe set sentencing for May 3. Arnett faces up to five year in prison.

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