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Last Updated: Monday, 19 December 2005, 15:34 GMT
Teacher in court over pupil sex
A 48-year-old teacher has appeared in court charged with having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old pupil.

Elvira Fairhurst, of Mossley Hill, Liverpool, is charged with eight counts of sexual touching of a teenager.

The case involved a pupil at the secondary school in Liverpool where Mrs Fairhurst was a teacher.

She appeared at Liverpool magistrates and was given unconditional bail to appear before Liverpool Crown Court on 11 January.

The incidents allegedly took place between December last year and May this year.

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