Smyrna teacher arrested for unlawful sex with teen

SMYRNA – A Smyrna Middle School teacher has been arrested on unlawful sexual relationship charges, Smyrna Police said Thursday.

In a news release Thursday, Smyrna police said detectives were notified in early May of a potential inappropriate relationship involving a 17-year-old student.

Police said they determined the suspect engaged in unlawful sexual acts with the teenager on multiple occasions.

Karen Brooks

Police said the incidents did not take place on Smyrna School District property.

Karen Brooks, 38 of Dover, was charged with two counts of rape fourth degree/sexual intercourse with a victim under 18.

She was released on $40,000 secured bond after arraignment in Justice of the Peace Court 2.

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