Shelbyville teacher faces sex charges

August 8, 2012

A Shelbyville Central Schools middle school teacher faces numerous charges after allegedly drinking and smoking pot with minors and having sexual relations with at least one of them. Police say Bethany Appleton, 28, had sex with one victim in her Shelbyville home and provided alcohol and marijuana to others. Police launched an investigation after the school district notified them of Appleton’s possible crimes. Appleton faces four counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and other counts including child seduction, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and maintaining a common nuisance.