Police say a 16-year-old female student at
She also informed police that the teacher had kissed her.
Authorities add the teacher and student were in constant contact via email.
According to the Drew County Sheriff’s Office, Banks admitted to the crime charge.
"Right now we'll submit our case file to the prosecutor, which we've been in contact with him. We'll send it to him. He will make the official charges, and then we will start the court process. First thing would be the first appearance," says Nichols.
Banks is currently out on a $25,000.00 bond.
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