Trial set for Fairfield teacher accused of sex with student

A trial date has been set for Tyler Conrad, a Fairfield teacher charged with allegedly having sexual activity with a student. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

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A trial date has been set for Tyler Conrad, a Fairfield teacher charged with allegedly having sexual activity with a student. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

A trial date has been set for a Fairfield teacher facing criminal charges for alleged sexual activity with a student.

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Tyler Conrad, 26, of Victor Court in Hamilton, was indicted in November on two counts of sexual battery, a third-degree felony; sexual imposition, a third-degree misdemeanor; and contributing to the unruliness or delinquency of a minor, a first-degree misdemeanor.

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Conrad was in Butler County Common Pleas Court today, where Judge Keith Spaeth set May 1 as his trial date.

The alleged activity happened between Conrad and a 16-year-old female Fairfield High School student between Aug. 16 and Oct. 9, according to the indictment.

Conrad, who entered a not guilty plea, is a Badin High School graduate and attended the University of Cincinnati. He has no criminal history.

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The investigation began when Fairfield police were contacted by Butler County Children Services about possible illegal activity between a Fairfield High School teacher and student. Police opened an investigation and advised school administrators of the allegations.

Conrad was hired by Fairfield schools on Aug. 6, 2015. He was an assistant football coach from August 2015 until 2016, according to school officials.

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