Teacher Arrested for Having Sexual Relationship With Teen Student Bonds Out

John Farrell, 25, posted bond late Wednesday.

Thursday, May 30, 2013  |  Updated 10:42 AM EDT
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John Farrell, 25, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen student. The Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School teacher bonded out of jail late Wednesday.

John Farrell, 25, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen student. The Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School teacher bonded out of jail late Wednesday.

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Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship With Student: Deputies

A school teacher at Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School, 25-year-old John Farrell, was arrested for having a sexual relationship with his 16-year-old student, the Broward Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. BSO spokeswoman Keyla Concepcion, Broward Circuit Judge John Hurley, parent Angelina Chimarelli, Archdiocese of Miami spokeswoman Mary Ross Agosta and student Brianna Dumas spoke about the case.
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The high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen student is out of jail after posting bond late Wednesday.

John Farrell, 25, was arrested on May 27 and charged with 20 counts of unlawful sexual activity with minors, according to a complaint afidavit.

The Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School math teacher allegedly began engaging in sexual activity with the student at the beginning of March, according to Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Keyla Concepcion. She said the student would go to Farrell's after school.

Farrell's bond was set at $50,000 by Broward Circuit Judge John Hurley on Tuesday.

He must now wear a GPS monitor and stay away from the victim. He has been placed on unpaid administrative leave pending the results of the investigation.

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