Hardin Co. Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- A Hardin County Spanish teacher has been arrested -- charged with the sexual abuse of a student.

Elizabethtown Police say 54-year-old Edwin Bonet-Ruiz admitted to hugging and kissing a 14-year-old female student in his Central Hardin High School classroom on December 5th.

The arrest citation says he also admitted to creating a phony Facebook account to communicate with the girl.

Police say the student provided evidence of electronic communication from Bonet-Ruiz, indicating further sexual acts or prohibited activities.

He has been suspended with pay.

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