Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student For 4 Months

Lauren Redfern Taught Physical Education At Basalt High School

A teacher in Eagle County was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust with a pattern of sexual abuse.

Lauren Redfern, 25, is a physical education teacher at Basalt High School.

Redfern is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old male student over a duration of 4 months, deputies said.

The sexual encounters took place at both Redfern's home and the victim's home in El Jebel, deputies said.

Redfern was arrested on Thursday. She is being held without bond until she makes her first appearance before a judge.

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