Kristen Damon is a former teacher and soccer coach in Mississippi who has been arrested and charged for allegedly having sexual contact with a 17-year-old male student.

Kristen Damon

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The 23-year-old Kristen Damon (mugshot photo above) was a 7th grade English teacher at Higgins Middle School and a soccer coach at Clarksdale High School. Both schools are located in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

According to The Clarion-Ledger quoting the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department, Damon was arrested at her home for the alleged sexual contact with a 17-year-old male student whom she met at the high school.

Quoting the arrest affidavit, WMCTV reports that the alleged incident took place on November 20th, and that on December 1st, school authorities notified the Mississippi Department of Education.

Damon was booked into jail and charged with sexual battery. She remains held on $25,000 bail.

As for Kristen Damon’s bio and professional background, The Clarion-Ledger reports that she was employed through the Teach For America Program and that, according to a written statement, Teach for America has fired her in the aftermath of the arrest. As for her current employment status with Clarksdale Municipal School District, WMCTV received confirmation from the superintendent that she was relieved of her duties.

Check back for updates in this developing story.

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