A Texas high school teacher has been accused of engaging in an improper sexual "relationship" with a 17-year-old student, police and school officials say. Sarah Madden Fowlkes was arrested on March 20 on a felony charge and was suspended from her teaching position at Lockwood High School, the school district said in a press release. Fowlkes works as a science teacher at the school and has been employed by the district since 2014. The 27-year-old Texas native turned herself in and was released after posting bail. The investigation began on March 10, before spring break, when school district officials were notified about the "relationship" involving Fowlkes and the teen. School officials reported Fowlkes to police and Child Protective Services. Click through this gallery to see more photos of Fowlkes and to learn more about the case. (Lockhart Police Department)
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