Ex-Catholic girls' high school teacher charged for sexual contact with student

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A former teacher at Notre Dame Academy has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The alleged abuse occurred between January 2004 and December 2006.

Elizabeth Brewer, 39, faces three counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object, two counts of oral copulation and one count of forcible oral copulation.

Brewer pleaded not guilty Monday. She is due back in court on Jan. 20.

Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic college preparatory school for girls in West Los Angeles.

The case remains under investigation by the Culver City Police Department. If convicted, Brewer faces a maximum sentence of 21 years in state prison.

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