Texas Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
(Houston, Texas) A 32-year-old counselor at Aldine MacArthur High School, Ellen Wermeling, has been accused of engaging in sex with a student.
Wermeling faces a charge of improper relationship between educator and student.
The 12th-grade student told police how he messaged Wermeling through Instagram on Feb. 28 and she agreed to pick him up so they could "hang out" at her residence. He says the two watched a movie, then engaged in sexual intercourse.Wermerling was booked and released on $10,000 bond.
The teen says he and Wermeling again had sex at her residence on March 6 and March 8.
The school began an investigation and court documents state Wermeling denied that the student had ever been to her residence and denied the two had sex. Investigators say Wermeling told them she never spoke to the teen through Instagram.