39-year-old Kristina Rhoden Hartless, a fifth grade teacher in Duval County, Florida, has been arrested after being accused of having sex with a child she had been tutoring as well as counseling in church.
Hartless has been charged with Sexual Battery
The child’s mother went to police, concerned that her teenager had been having an inappropriate relationship with Hartless. When she was questioned by police Hartless admitted to a sexual relationship with the boy and he allegedly admitted to it as well, saying it had gone on for months.
Hartless has been suspended from school pending the outcome of the case.