Arkansas Teacher Gets Prison for Sex with Boy - Update
(Siloam Springs, Arkansas) Mary Faith McCormick, 33, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for first degree sexual assault.
McCormick must also register as a sex offender.
Arkansas Teacher Guilty of Sex with Boy - Update
[Previous 7/17/15 post]
(Siloam Springs, Arkansas) Former teacher Mary Faith McCormick, 33, has pleaded guilty to engaging in sex with a 13-year-old boy.
Sentencing is scheduled for July 30.
Arkansas Teacher Accused of Raping Boy, 13
[Previous 8/14/14 Post]
(Benton County, Arkansas) A 32-year-old sixth-grade teacher at Siloam Springs Intermediate School, Mary Faith McCormick, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old boy and exchanging sex messages and photographs with him.
McCormick faces one count of rape.
Siloam Springs detectives began investigating McCormick Aug. 8 amid reports she engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a young teenager. The incidents occurred between June and August, according to the Siloam Springs Police Department.McCormick was booked into custody at the Benton County Jail. She awaits a bond hearing.
Through the investigation, police said they collected evidence suggesting there was an exchange of electronic messages, photographs and a sexual relationship between McCormick and the alleged victim.
A probable cause affidavit states the two had consensual sex at least twice. The encounters began after a friend dared the 13 year old to contact McCormick, the affidavit states. In one instance, the boy and a friend went over to the teacher’s apartment to watch a movie. The friend left, but the 13 year old stayed and later had sex with the teacher in her bedroom, the affidavit states.
The teacher and student sent each other “Snap Chat” messages of each other’s genitalia during the sexual relationship, police said.