Subscribe to the new podcast ‘Killing Lorenzen’ – Episode 5 just released

Fayette County teacher indicted for sexual exploitation of a minor

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ROSSVILLE, Tenn. -- Kristin Phillips rushed out of court silent, not answering any questions. She's accused of a disturbing crime while teaching at Rossville Christian Academy.

Court documents said between August and December she engaged in sexual activity with at least two teenagers while online. They also said once police got involved, she tried to destroy the evidence on her phone.

"There's gonna be an explanation for this conduct. It's so out of character."

When asked if his client is innocent, Phillip's attorney said, "No, I wouldn't say that. I'm saying there's a totally different story to be told."

Prosecutors wouldn't say what exactly happened, just that the teens were 17 years old and went to the same school.

Phillips is facing a list of charges including exploitation of a minor and fabricating or manipulating evidence. She's set to go to trial in August.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.