The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issued the following press release:
Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) have charged 42-year-old Allison Evans Slonaker with one count of gratification of lust and one count of exploitation of a child. Slonaker, of 111 Breckenridge Drive, Apt. 107 in Hattiesburg, made her initial court appearance today before Rankin County Judge Kent McDaniel and was held on $100,000 bond on the gratification count and $150,000 bond on the exploitation charge. She is currently being held at the Rankin County Detention Center. Slonaker is a former teacher at East Rankin Academy. The charges stem from a relationship she had with an 11-year-old student at the school.