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Shocking high school confession: Sex Ed teacher has sex with student in teacher’s lounge

Posted at 2:32 PM, Jan 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-23 14:32:32-05

WOODS COUNTY, Okla. --  A high school sex ed teacher has admitted to having sex with an 18-year-old student both inside and outside their Oklahoma high school, according to In a written affidavit, 32-year-old Daresa Poe said she made a horrible mistake.

Investigators with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Poe and the 18-year-old student started their relationship in December. Both the teacher and student admitted to having sex at the teacher's home, the student's pick-up truck and inside the teacher's lounge at the school.

Daresa Poe school photo and police mugshot

Daresa Poe school photo and police mugshot

"She was my grandson’s sex education teacher," Kerry Mouser told KFOR. "It’s a total shock, it really is."

Under Oklahoma law, sexual behavior between a student and teacher is illegal until the student is 21. Poe was charged with one count of sexual battery and six counts of second degree rape.

"I have made a horrible mistake. I have let my judgment falter and I am embarrassed and mortified for the decisions I have made in the last two weeks," Poe said in a written confession. "I have had sexual intercourse with a student. I am so very sorry for the [decisions] I have made. I would take it back in a heartbeat if the chance was given to me…I hold a position of importance where people and student[s] look up to me and I have failed. For this I am truly sorry."