UPDATE: Former North Boone High School teacher sentenced for sexual assault of a student

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Updated December 22, 2017, 3:17 p.m.

UPDATE: BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - The Boone County State's Attorney's Office says Sarah Myers has been sentenced to ten years behind bars.

Myers pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual assault of a North Boone High School student. Investigators say the student came forward in April of 2017 saying that he had been in a sexual relationship with Myers for seven months.

Myers has to serve 85% of her sentence and following her release will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life.

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Updated: May 16, 2017

BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) – A former North Boone High School teacher pleads not guilty on multiple counts of criminal sexual assault.

40-year-old Sarah Myers from Garden Prairie was arrested back in April after the Boone County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report from the North Boone School District, saying she had allegedly sexually abused a child under the age of 18.

Police carried out a search warrant at Myers’ home and say they took electronic equipment including cell phones and computers for their investigation.

The school district says that Myers was initially placed on administrative leave, but resigned shortly after.

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Posted: April 6, 2017

BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) – A North Boone High School teacher has been arrested on multiple counts of criminal sexual assault.

Sarah Myers, 40, of Garden Prairie is charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault and is currently in the Boone County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Myers was arrested after the Boone County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report from North Boone School District officials that she had allegedly sexually abused a child under the age of 18.

Police executed a search warrant at Myers’ home in Garden Prairie and says they seized electronic equipment, cell phones, and computers.

According to the North Boone School District, Myers has been placed on administrative leave. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing.