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High School Math Teacher Charged For Victimizing Male Teens With Nude Photos And Lots Of Sex

This week’s female high school teacher busted for engaging in sexual activity with two underage male students is Haeli Wey.

Wey, 28, taught math at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas until she resigned in October of this year, reports the Austin American-Statesman.

Both the students were 17 years old at the time of the trysts. Wey was 27.

Wey met one of the students this past summer through a student ministry program. He told police that he and Wey had sex 10 or so times during August and September. The math teacher also sent him photos of herself wearing next to nothing and actually nothing, investigators say.

The fling between Wey and the first 17-year-old student apparently stopped when he found out she was two-timing him by going on a hike with another 17-year-old student, according to an affidavit.

Wey had met the second teen at a different summer camp. They kissed each other, fondled each other and had other, unspecified sexual contact inside Wey’s home, the arrest affidavit says.

The teacher allegedly used Instagram to warn the second 17-year-old student to delete correspondence between the star-crossed pair. She wrote “don’t let anyone get a hold of ur phone,” according to the Travis County sheriff’s office.

An unidentified adolescent discovered the messages between Wey and the second teenager — the one who went on the hike — and informed authorities, according to Austin CBS affiliate KEYE-TV.

School district superintendent Tom Leonard described the allegations of sex — and lewd photo correspondence — between the 17-year-old male students and the 27-year-old math teacher as “shocking and upsetting.”

Students who did not participate in any sexual activity or receive nude photos may need therapy to recover from the trauma of learning about it, he said.

“Due to the nature of this situation, our counseling staff at all campuses is ready to provide support to students,” Leonard said in a Thursday statement obtained by KEYE-TV. “While this may be primarily a secondary school issue, we have an obligation to support students district-wide through what may be an intense and uncomfortable legal process.”

Leonard also thanked “the parents who we know have had tough conversations with their children about this situation, and have reinforced the importance of boundaries.”

Wey faces two second-degree felony charges of improper relationship between educator and student. The maximum punishment is 20 years in prison.

Bail for each count has been set at $75,000. It’s not clear if Wey has posted bail.

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