Arkansas Teacher Gets More Jail in Sex Case - Update
Former Mount St. Mary Academy teacher and volleyball coach Kelly O'Rourke, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for repeatedly contacting the victim.O'Rourke apparently couldn't stop contacting her victim.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports Judge Barry Sims said he was coming down hard on the teacher for willfully disregarding the court’s no-contact order after pleading guilty in the case.
Arkansas Teacher Gets Jail in Sex Case
[Previous 1/25/13 post]
(Little Rock, Arkansas) In June 2012, a teacher and coach at the all-girl Mount St. Mary Academy, Kelly O'Rourke, was accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student.
O'Rourke was charged with first-degree sexual assault.
Yesterday, Kelly O'Rourke pleaded guilty before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims to a charge of sexual assault.
O’Rourke was sentenced to 15 years in prison with all but 120 days suspended.O'Rourke was also ordered to register as a sex offender and instructed to stay away from her victim.
She was taken into custody and went to the Pulaski County Detention Center to begin serving the 120 days.