October 10, 2019
Joshua Rhett Miller
A depraved Alabama special education teacher traded racy text messages with two students and had sex with one of them, authorities said.
Lyndsey Sherrod Bates — a former teacher and volleyball coach at Madison County High School in Gurley — was indicted Friday for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old boy and sending explicit texts and photos to a second student who was at least 16 years old, court records cited by AL.com show.
Neither student was in Bates’ special education classes at the school, where she