• Former Oologah-Talala high school teacher accused of having sex with student

    By: Jackie DelPilar

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    Story Highlights

    • A former Oologah-Talala High School teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
    • The alleged relationship took place during the 2017-2018 school year.
    • Hailey Smart is facing one charge of second-degree rape.

    OOLOGAH, Okla. - Charges have been filed against a former Oologah-Talala High School teacher related to an inappropriate relationship with a student.

    An affidavit filed with the case says Hailey Smart was having sexual relations with a student during the 2017-2018 school year.

    Reports said it started in October 2017 when the student was 17 years old. He turned 18 in December 2017.

    The affidavit stated the two had sex in the classroom multiple times after class. Smart is also accused of having sex with him at his house during the teacher walkout.

    Smart is now facing one charge of second-degree rape. A protective order for the victim was filed in May.

    FOX23 contacted the school district to learn more about her employment history. They provided the following statement on Friday:

    "The top priority of the Oologah-Talala School District is the health, safety and security of our students and staff. The School District previously employed Haylie Smart as a High School teacher. Ms. Smart's employment ended on May 29, 2018. The Oologah-Talala School District will not make any comment regarding Ms. Smart's previous employment as personnel matters are confidential. Moreover, the School District has no comment regarding any criminal matters regarding Ms. Smart."

    FOX23 spoke with Smart about the charges on Thursday. She said she was not aware of any charges being filed and did not want to comment on the allegations. She was booked into jail on Thursday.


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