Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
A Southside woman is accused of having sex with a student. According to Sheriff Todd Entrekin 28-year-old Andrea Means was arrested and is charged with one count of a school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years old. Investigators say Means is accused of having sex with a high school student in March 2013, while employed with the Etowah County Board of Education as a teacher. They say the sexual act did not occur on school grounds. Etowah County Superintendent Alan Cosby says, Mrs. Means’ resignation was accepted by the Etowah County Board of Education during an emergency meeting last Friday. Means was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center and later released on $10,000 property bond.