Click through this gallery to see more photos of Fowlkes and to learn more about the case.Sarah Madden Fowlkes has been suspended from her job at Lockhart High School after she was arrested Monday, the school district announced.As soon as we learned of the report, we acted swiftly to involve law enforcement and CPS to conduct a thorough investigation,” she added.Fowlkes, who has been married since 2013, began working at Lockhart High in September, according to her page on the school’s website.LOCKHART, TEXAS - A science teacher at Lockhart High School is in jail after the district and police said she was having an improper relationship with a student.Lockhart ISD said Sarah Fowlkes, who has worked for LISD since October 2014, was arrested Monday afternoon after an investigation.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.
Fowlkes, 26, was suspended from her job as an anatomy and physiology teacher at Lockhart High School after turning herself in to police Monday – hours after celebrating her birthday with her hubby.
“Lockhart parents entrust their children to us every day, and it is something we do not take lightly,” schools superintendent Susan Bohn said in a statement.
“Student safety is the district’s most important priority.
Lockhart High administrators received a report on March 10, before the start of spring break, and notified district administrators.
LISD informed Lockhart police, who launched an investigation and Child Protective Services.