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Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to sexual contact with student

York County Sheriff's Office | BDN
York County Sheriff's Office | BDN
Jill LaMontagne, 29, of Kennebunk.

ALFRED, Maine — A former teacher at a Maine high school has pleaded not guilty to a 14-count indictment charging her with having a sexual relationship with a student.

The Portland Press Herald reports 29-year-old Jill Lamontagne, of Kennebunk, is charged with gross sexual assault, sexual abuse of a minor and unlawful sexual touching. She is free on $1,000 bail.

[Ex-teacher’s lawyer says sex assault allegations are student ‘fantasies’]

Lamontagne is accused of having the relationship with a student at Kennebunk High School who had been in her class before the contact began. Lamontagne’s attorney has also asked a judge to order prosecutors to turn over a copy of a videotaped interview with the student. The attorney calls the charges against Lamontagne “completely untrue.”

Lamontagne was a health teacher. She was placed on administrative leave in June.

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