Kimberly Shaw Cooke is a former high school employee in Louisiana who has been arrested and charged for alleged sex with two students who are both under the age of 17. It’s alleged that the sexual encounters took place in her home.

Kimberly Shaw Cooke

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The 40-year-old Kimberly Shaw Cooke (mugshot photo above) was employed at Franklinton High School as a speech language pathology assistant in Washington Parish, Louisiana. With a population of just under 50,000 it is north of New Orleans, on the border with Mississippi. The allegations and arrest details however have made headlines internationally as is often the case.

According to WVUE, quoting the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, Cooke’s alleged victims are both under the age of 17 and are both students at the high school where she was formerly employed. It’s further alleged that she had sex with these teenagers at her home, in Franklin, Louisiana. Police also said that there is no evidence that she had sex with the students when she was still employed by the school

Kimberly Shaw Cooke was arrested and booked into Washington Parish Jail. She has been charged with with indecent behavior with juveniles and is being held in jail without bond.

As for additional details of Kimberly Shaw Cooke’s bio and professional background, Action News 17 quoting Washington Parish School Board minutes, Cooke worked at two different schools in the parish, as a speech language pathology assistant.

Check back for updates in this developing story.