Former Para Pleads Not Guilty in Student Sex Case

Updated: 08/27/2014 5:48 PM
Created: 08/27/2014 3:50 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A former paraprofessional with the Rochester Public School District has plead not guilty to accusations that she had sex with an underage student.

39-year-old Jodi Lynn Nelson of Stewartville is charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.

Court documents show nelson met the student, who was in 10th grade at the time, while working at Mayo High School.

She's accused of having sex with the boy, while drinking and partying with him and his friends, back in 2009.

Nelson resigned from the Rochester Public School District last year.

Her trial is set to begin January 5th.