Teacher with Kent, Renton connections wanted on criminal charges for having sex with student

A teacher with connections to the Kent and Renton school districts has been charged with first-degree sexual misconduct, for reportedly having sex with a student when she was teaching at Garfield High School in Seattle.

Taryn Fairbanks, 33, previously known as Taryn Stermer, is now living in Las Vegas, after resigning from Garfield approximately a month ago, according to the Seattle Times.

She reportedly worked for the Kent and Renton school districts previously.

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