TISHOMINGO, Okla (KXII) -- Shelley Duncan, a former teacher, high school cheerleading coach in the Tishomingo school district pleaded not guilty in open court to charges of lewd acts with a child.
She is due back in court on Feb. 9, 2018, ant that is when a judge will decide if the case goes to trial.
Duncan was charged with lewd acts with a child after a complaint was filed in 2016 that she was having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
The mother of a 14-year-old male student filed a complaint with the Tishomingo Police Department, stating that her son was in a relationship with Duncan.
The police department contacted the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to investigate the case.
Duncan was arrested in September 2016. Her teaching license was suspended a short time later by the state board of education.
Duncan is currently out on bond.