A married Pennsylvania high school teacher has been arrested for having sexual relations with a male student.
The arrest came after the alleged victim's parents found a sexually explicit conversation on a laptop between 31-year-old Lauren Harrington-Cooper and the boy.
The parents went to Wyoming Valley West High School and informed the principal of the material Thursday and Harrington-Cooper, of Plymouth, was arraigned that night on a single count of institutional sexual assault.
Court date: Harrington-Cooper was surrounded by reporters as she entered the court Thursday
According to the Times-Leader, Harrington-Cooper, a ninth-grade English teacher at the school, told the victim's sister she thought he was 'hot.'
The boy obtained Harrington-Cooper's phone number from his sister and the pair exchanged text messages.
They agreed to meet up and Harrington-Cooper picked the boy up near his home several times during which they had sex and Harrington-Cooper performed oral sex on the boy in the car.
The alleged incidents occurred beginning December 13.
Controversy: Lauren Harrington-Cooper (pictured with her husband) is a married high school teacher
Dancer: Harrington-Cooper's husband runs a dance academy and she is a sometime dance instructor
According to the Times-Leader, Harrington-Cooper admitted having sexual relations with the boy, whom she knew was a high school senior to investigators