A Dothan High School teacher arrested May 4 for allegedly having sex with a student now faces additional charges.

Julia Michelle Engle, 29, of Dothan, was arrested Tuesday, May 21, on an additional charge of school employee engaging in sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student and two misdemeanor charges of distribution of obscene material to a student.

Engle was arrested after police say she engaged in a sex act with a student under the age of 19.

An investigation began into the allegations on Friday, May 3. Officers took Engle and two students to the police station for interviews and Engle was arrested following the interview process, police said.

Dothan High’s website lists Engle as a math teacher.

Engle is currently out of jail on bonds totaling $21,000.

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