User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


64° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Former Teacher Admits To Sex With Student

January 22, 2013, 6:01 PM by Derek Olson

Former Teacher Admits To Sex With Student
Kyle Keegan

RAPID CITY, SD -

A former New Underwood teacher admits to having sex with a 15-year-old female student.

The admission was part of a plea deal that 26-year old Kyle Keegan reached with the state.  But regardless of the plea agreement, the former teacher still faces a possible prison sentence.

Tuesday afternoon, Keegan walked into the Pennington County Courthouse and admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Keegan pleaded guilty to the offense of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 16 and agreed to pay restitution in the case.  As part of a plea agreement, a fourth degree rape charge was dismissed.

After pleading guilty, the former teacher told Judge Janine Kern that he had sexual intercourse with the girl on October 6, 2011, less than a week before he was arrested for the offense.

The 26 year old had just been hired on at the New Underwood School District at the beginning of the school year.  He was working as a high school social studies teacher and guidance counselor at the time of his arrest.

He's since been fired.

Keegan is set to be back in court in early March for sentencing.

Sexual contact with a minor under the age of 16 is a class 3 felony, punishable by a maximum of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


Sponsored

 


View news

You may also like

Two State Penitentiary Inmates On Escape Status

6/26/2015 7:22 PM

Two minimum-security inmates have been placed on escape status Friday.

Full Story
Man Dies After Attempting To Swim Across Dam

6/26/2015 11:05 AM

At around 10 p.m. Thursday, Flandreau Police said Kenneth Bursheim jumped in and tried to swim across the lower dam.

Full Story
Man Arrested In Suspicious Death Of Rapid City Infant

6/26/2015 6:46 PM

A man has been arrested regarding the suspicious death of an infant in Rapid City.

Full Story
Woman Dies After Boat Collision Below Missouri River Dam

6/30/2015 9:46 AM

A 68-year-old Nebraska woman has died after a collision of two boats below Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Full Story
Body Found In Northern SD State Park

6/29/2015 8:45 AM

At about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office said a body was found in the tenting area at Roy Lake State Park.

Full Story


Events