LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A former teacher at Lafayette Jeff High School has pleaded guilty to child sex charges involving a student on Thursday. Steve Abston was arrested at the school in December of 2019. According to prosecutors, he showed the student a nude photo of a man's genitals on school grounds, during school hours.
Abston had been a Science teacher. Lafayette School Corporation Superintendent Les Huddle said the school board fired Abston in April of 2020.
Abston is pleading guilty to felony counts of Dissemination of Matter Harmful to Minors, Child Pornography, and Child Seduction.
The Plea Agreement does not specify what sentence he'll receive.