Trial begins for former teacher accused of sexually assaulting student
Opening statements will take place Wednesday in the trial of a former teacher with the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District.
Janet Brown, 34, of Evart, is charged with three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Brown is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy at a private school for troubled teens in November, 2012.
School officials said the alleged misconduct took place after school hours on school property.
The trial is expected to continue through Friday. ã??