Guilty! Courtney Speer, Benton, Arkansas (arrested Oct 2012)

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    Bryant High School [Bryant Public Schools]teachers with issues:​
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    Name: Courtney Speer, Benton, Arkansas

    Age: 31

    School: Bryant High School [Bryant Public Schools], Bryant, Arkansas

    Position: 9th-grade English teacher

    Victim: Boy, 17


    Courtney Speer​
    5871 Pierce Manse Loop​
    Benton, AR 72019​
    (501) 847-4310​

    Benton Police Department, Benton, Arkansas:

    Detectives with the Benton Police Department are investigating an incident that involves a former Bryant High School teacher for Sexual Assault. This incident is a joint investigation with the Bryant Police Department due to incidents occurring in both jurisdictions.

    The suspect, Courtney Speer (W/F, 31 YOA), was determined to have been involved in a sexual relationship with a juvenile student at her home in Benton. At the time of these incidents she was employed as a teacher with the Bryant High School. There is an active warrant out of our department for two counts of Sexual Assault 1St Degree (Felony) and other charges are possible out of the Bryant Police Department as a part of their investigation.

    Today's THV: Former Bryant teacher Courtney Speer to be charged with sexual assault of 17-year-old student (Oct 2 2012)

    He says on Monday school resource officers alerted them to a possible sexual assault involving 9th grade English teacher 31-year-old Courtney Speer and a 17-year-old student. Officers interviewed the student and say he told them the two had sex on several occasions, both on campus and at Speer's home in Benton. That same day, Speer resigned and now faces at least four counts of sexual assault in Bryant and two counts in Benton.

    Arkansas Online: Bryant teacher to be charged with sexual assault (Oct 2 2012)

    Investigators spoke with the victim, a 17-year-old male student who is also from Bryant, and brought charges against Speer after the student said he had engaged in sexual intercourse with her on four separate occasions in the Bryant High School parking lot. The student said the first encounter occurred in June. The student also told investigators he previously had Speer as a teacher in the ninth grade. Speer was initially supposed to meet with investigators Tuesday afternoon, but has since retained an attorney. She also faces charges out of the Benton Police Department, according to the release

    CW Arkansas: Police: Bryant teacher had sex with student in school parking lot (Oct 2 2012)

    Police say a teacher with the Bryant School District will be charged with four counts of sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a student in the Bryant High School parking lot. Courtney Speer, 31, also faces two additional counts of sexual assault out of the Benton Police Department for allegedly having sex with the same student in her home.

    Courtney Speer, Benton, Arkansas, Bryant High School, Bryant Public Schools, Bryant
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    NW Arkansas Home Page: Bryant Teacher Accused of Sex with Boy Student Turns Herself In (Oct 3 2012)

    A former Bryant school teacher, under investigation for allegedly having sex with a student, has turned herself in to police ... Bryant Police say investigators were notified by School Resource Officers of an alleged sexual assault that happened in Benton.

    Arkansas CW: Teacher accused of having sex with student turns herself in (Oct 3 2012)

    A former Bryant High School english teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student turned herself into authorities Wednesday. She was released from the Saline County Jail hours later after posting a $20,000 bond. Police say 31-year-old Courtney Speer had sex with the student six times, twice at her Benton home and four times in the Bryant High School parking lot.

    Fox 16: Teacher accused of having sex with student turns herself in (Oct 3 2012)
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    KATV: Bryant teacher bonds out of jail, charged with sexual assault (Oct 3 2012)

    The teen stated the sexual relationship started during the summer break in June. They allegedly had intercourse four times in her car in the school parking lot in Bryant and at least twice at her Benton home. Wednesday, Speer was charged with sexual assault but she did not change into an orange jumpsuit. She posted a percentage of the 20-thousand dollar bond and rushed out of the facility. Speer is married and has two kids. Her next court date is in November. Speer has a total of six sexual assault counts… two are out of Benton because that is where she lives and allegedly had sexual relations with the minor.

    KATV: Bryant teacher facing sex with student charges (Oct 3 2012)

    Today's THV: Courtney Speer turns herself in for sexual assault charges (Oct 3 2012)

    A teacher suspected of having sex with a student turned herself into police Wednesday morning. Courtney Speer, 31, walked into the Bryant Police Department this morning. She is facing several charges of sexual assault in both Bryant and Benton.
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    Arkansas Matters: Update: Former Bryant Teacher Accused of Sex with Boy Student Turns Herself in (Oct 3 2012)

    Courtney Speer turned herself in this morning and was booked into the Saline County Jail on $20,000 bond. She is scheduled to appear in court on November 13th.

    The Republic: English teacher in Bryant School District charged with having sex with student (Oct 3 2012)

    A former 9th-grade English teacher in the Bryant School District has been charged with sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student. Thirty-one-year-old Courtney Speer was charged Wednesday when she appeared in Saline County Circuit Court. She was later released on bond.

    GA Daily News: Female teacher Courtney Speer quits job after she is caught having sex with student in school parking lot (Oct 3 2012)

    Police said the 17-year-old victim said his first sexual encounter was with Speer in the high school parking lot in her car in June. He told investigators they had a total of four encounters, including one occasion at her home. Sgt Todd Crowson said: 'He told them of four occasions, four encounters he had with her at the Bryant parking lot, high school parking lot in her car.
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    UK Daily Mail: Female teacher, 31, quits job after she is caught having sex with student, 17, in school parking lot (Oct 2 2012)
    • Courtney Speer is also alleged to have had sex with teenager at her home
    • She resigned from English teacher job at Bryant High School in Bryant, Arkansas, on Monday after police began investigating the allegations
    The Inquisitr: Arkansas Teacher Resigns Amid Sex With A Student Claims [Video] (Oct 3 2012)

    Bryant, AR – High school teacher Courtney Speer resigned after allegations that she had sex with a student in the parking lot surfaced on Monday. The Bryant High School educator is currently being investigated by local law enforcement officers. Speer, 31, is accused of initiating an illicit relationship with a 17-year-old student. A school resource officer alerted investigators that Speer may have taken her relationship outside the academic setting ... Sexual assault is a class-A felony in Arkansas and carries a prison term of six to 30 years.

    The Weekly Vice: Courtney Speer - Teacher - Charged With Having Sexual Intercourse With Student In School Parking Lot (Oct 3 2012)

    According to Bryant Police, an investigation was launched Monday when a 17-year-old student told school resource officers that he was involved in a sexual relationship with a teacher at the same school. Investigators say Speer and the student had sexual intercourse for the first time in her car which was parked in the school parking lot. The pair reportedly had sex three more times with at least two instances taking place at her residence. The alleged sexual relationship began in June of this year.
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    NY Daily News: Buxom blond high school teacher Courtney Speer, 31, busted for having sex with student (Oct 4 2012)

    A buxom blond high school teacher from Arkansas is accused of having repeated sex with one of her teen students in the school's parking lot. English teacher Courtney Speer, 31, is out on $20,000 bail awaiting formal charges after turning herself in to police Tuesday, a spokesman with the Saline County Sheriff's Department said. "She was very quiet and somber during booking. She didn't say a word. Her lawyer was with her the whole time," Sgt. Phillip Bentley told The News. Cops said they got a call from Bryant High School on Monday after an unidentified tipster reported her alleged sexual relationship with her former 9th grade student who's now 17 years old.

    Huffington Post: Courtney Speer, Teacher, Accused Of Having Sex With Student In Arkansas High School Parking Lot (Oct 4 2012)

    Police said [Courtney] Speer's victim is a 17-year-old former student of hers. The wife and mother is accused of having sex with the teen four times in the parking lot and at least twice at Speer's Benton, Ark., home, according to KATV. The relationship allegedly began in June.
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  9. Knippy

    Knippy Super Major Contributor

    A former Bryant High School teacher will spend time behind bars. Police say Courtney Speer abused her trust and had a sexual relationship with a student, starting in the summer of 2012.

    Monday afternoon, Speer walked out of the Saline County Courthouse in hand cuffs. She plead guilty to four of the six counts of sexual assault in the second degree.
    Although she has been sentenced to 15 years at an Arkansas Department of Correction facility, 8 are suspended. She will have to serve seven years.
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2015
  10. bigd70

    bigd70 Active Member

    Here's some information from the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Based on her PE/TE date she became eligible for parole in November 2014.

  11. TMP

    TMP Himself

    Thanks for the updates!
  12. Danielle

    Danielle Registered Member

    According to the Benton, AR Police Department website, Courtney Speer has recently been registered with the Arkansas Crime Information Center as a Sex Offender.



    Offender Name: Speer, Courtney

    Aliases: N/A
    State Police ID #: AR3484891

    CSN #: 6852161

    Date Of Birth: 10/24/1981

    Height: 5’5”

    Weight: 168

    Race: Caucasian

    Scars, Marks, or Tattoos:

    Abdomen – Scar

    Back – Tattoo – Flower

    Left Breast – Scar

    Left Wrist – Tattoo “LB”

    Right Breast – Scar

    Right Foot – Tattoo - Cross

    Hair Color: Brown

    Eye Color: Blue

    Date of DNA Sample: 10/3/2013

    Assessment Date: 4/7/2014

    Address: 4617 Boardwalk, Benton, AR 72015

    Probation/ Parole Office: Benton P&P Office: (501) 315-4477

    Place of Employment: Unemployed

    Vehicle(s) Associated w/ Offender: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee White LPN: 383SND

    Description of Crime: This offender was convicted of Sexual Assault – Second Degree (4 counts) on 9/16/2013. She engaged in sexual intercourse with a 17 year old male student, over whom she held a position of trust or authority.

    Criminal History: N/A

    Victim Preferences: Documentation indicates the victim was a 17 year old male.

    Risk Level:2

    Risk Increases With: N/A

    Treatment History: Offender completed a prison based treatment program for sex offenders in 2015.
  13. TMP

    TMP Himself

    Thanks for the update!