(Housatonic Times) A former staff member at a school in Washington who is facing allegations of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student rejected a plea bargain Friday in court, choosing to have her case added to the jury docket for a trial in Litchfield Superior Court.

Brittany D. Larson, 27, of New Milford, was formerly employed as a receptionist at the Devereaux Glenholme School in Washington before being terminated in October. School officials were made aware of the alleged inappropriate relationship after information technology staffers at the school found messages on the victim’s Facebook wall referencing various sexual acts and that she had sent nude photos of herself to him.

She is currently facing a single charge of second-degree sexual assault as a school employee with an enrolled student. The charge is a Class C felony with an exposure of nine months to 10 years in jail.

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