A 42-year-old middle school teacher at Aldine Independent School District has been accused of having an improper relationship with a student after she allegedly danced for him on his birthday earlier this year, officials said.
Felicia A. Smith, of Spring, is charged with improper relationship with a student, stemming from an alleged incident on Feb. 26, according to a criminal compliant filed in the case.
According to the documents, a Stovall Middle Schoolstudent told investigators Smith danced for him in his classroom in front of other students. He said she placed a chair next to her desk and other students yelled for him to sit down in it. Music began playing and Smith began performing a "full contact lap dance," according to court documents.
The documents state that the student told investigators Smith sat down in his lap, moved back and forth and touched him all over his body. Toward the end of the dance, according to the documents, the boy said Smith got on her knees and placed her head between his legs.
The boy also told investigators, according to the documents, Smith stood him up from the chair and danced while her arms wrapped around him. He said, the documents state, she told him, "I love you baby, happy birthday."
The documents state Smith admitted performing the nearly four-minute dance for the boy on his birthday. She recalled circling the boy while he sat in the chair and losing her balance a few times.
Officials with the Aldine Independent School District released a statement saying the teacher was removed from campus while the case was investigated and has not returned.
Smith is free on $30,000 bond, according to court records.