Thibodaux High School teacher admits to having sex with student

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THIBODAUX, La. (WGNO) – The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms that a Thibodaux High School teacher has admitted to having sex with a student.

Investigators say that 25-year-old Celeste Bergeron admitted to having sexual contact with a 17-year-old student.

Bergeron was arrested Wednesday morning and is no longer employed by the Lafourche Parish School District.

Detectives say that Bergeron and the student engaged in sexual activity on at least two occasions, as well as exchanging numerous private messages over social media.

Bergeron was issued a summons for prohibited sexual contact between a teacher and a student.

If convicted, she could face a $1000 fine and 6 months in jail.