A well-liked high school teacher is facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a student.
Kristy Yegge, 38, who has been with the Clark County School District since 2003 was arrested last week by Metro Police.
She taught at Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy and has not been allowed back to the campus since she was arrested on Thursday.
Parents who spoke with 8 News NOW say Yegge was a dedicated EMT teacher, passionate about the school and the field of healthcare.
But according to police, she got into trouble for her interest in a student. Those are allegations that those who know her find unbelievable.
"I thought it would never happen at a school like that, you know," said Kevin Nugoz, a former student. "It's really shocking."
He says he couldn't believe when he saw the face of his former teacher on the news.
"I am really surprised," Nugoz said... Read More