Former teacher pleads guilty in sex case involving student

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St. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A former southwestern Michigan high school teacher and soccer coach who authorities say had an inappropriate relationship with a student faces prison time after entering pleas in the case.

The Berrien County prosecutor's office says 26-year-old Lauren Hill of St. Joseph pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. In exchange, other charges are being dismissed. She's scheduled for sentencing on July 6.

The prosecutor's office says the plea agreement prohibits a sentence of less than 4 years in prison.

Hill was a teacher at St. Joseph High School for four years and was also a high school girls' soccer coach. She resigned this month and was arrested.

Authorities first began investigating in late April after receiving a tip from a parent.

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