Former Rio Rancho teacher faces charges in sexting scandal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – A Rio Rancho teacher is without a job and she’s also facing charges after police say she sent naked photos of herself to a 17-year-old student.

On Thursday, a grand jury indicted Kristy Gates on a felony “contributing to the delinquency of a minor” charge.

KRQE News 13 first told you about Gates on special assignment in January.

The boy in her class says Gates sent him sexually explicit messages, videos and photos.

 

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