Police: Two high school teachers accused of having a threesome with a student

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Two high school English teachers in Kenner, Louisiana are facing felony charges for an alleged sexual relationship with a student reports WGNO.

Police say that 32-year-old Shelley Dufresne and 24-year-old Rachel Respess met with a student from their school after a football game, and the three went back to Respress’ home to engage in sex acts.

Authorities say that the student is a Junior and is now 17-years-old, but was 16 when the alleged relationships began.  Former students told police that the three have met for sex multiple times, and have videotaped the encounters.

Shelley Dufresne (left) and Rachel Respess

Shelley Dufresne (left) and Rachel Respess

Dufresne is the student’s current teacher, and Respess was his English teacher last school year.

Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser says, “Nothing surprises me anymore really, but I do believe it’s lack of a better judgment. They should have known better.”

62 comments

  • OneMan'sOpinion

    At what point does any teacher think that they could get away with this, male or female? Seems like there should be yearly reminder training mandated by the federal government to address improprieties with minors. Many corporations conduct annual sexual harassment training (yes, I see the oxymoron). Teachers need reminded that they jeopardize their careers and hold their head in shame in the community as they will be placed under Megan’s Law reporting laws for the rest of their lives.

  • john

    He probably felt used, violated & disgusted afterwards. Poor boy, he should have stayed within his own age range. eewk.

  • GiveMeABreak

    So many cave dwellers. The ONLY way you can [legitimately without being a friggin hypocrite] high five the boy is IF you would high five a 16 year old female student if she had a 3 way with 2 male teachers.

    No two ways about it. Justify it however you want. Cite testosterone. Cite whatever… IF the roles were reversed and you were to view things differently that is as hypocritical as they come.

    • lube

      “A key that opens a lot of locks is a master key, a lock that gets opened by a lot of keys is a *explicit* lock.”

      • Liz

        Why are you assuming its a guy.? They never revealed gender. And the lock and key comment depends on the guy and if he wants to break his “master key” with the many *explicit* locks he’s opened, NO girl wants a guy with AIDS/STDS. So it works both ways.

      • angelagray20

        Because comparing people to keys and locks makes sense sorry this isn’t a double standard guys are sl*ts just as much as girls when it comes to sex if you’re a slut your a slut girl or guy.

        • kromedome

          Because it’s fun to piss off feminist crybabies. Seriously I love reading feminist comments because ones like you don’t want equality, you want women ahead of men.

          • angelagray20

            Not a feminist you douche bag. Like I said you’re a slut if you are a man or a woman not oh only guys can be sluts give your damn head a shake you’re bitching at a chick who gets pissed off that people don’t believe girls can rape dudes. Go assume *explicit* somewhere else.

  • Tom

    The artical takes great lengths not to mention the gender of the student. “Usually” if its a male student it’s mentioned. Being that it’s two female teachers I’m wondering if the student was female as well.

    • GiveMeABreak

      @TOM:
      “This Rachel Respess was an English teacher of the victim last school year, so she did have some type of contact and knew HIM. Shelley Dufresne is HIS current teacher,” Glaser explained.

      From link on WGNO above.

  • Jose

    Well just in case anyone is wondering about whether the kid was forced or not….it doesn’t matter. Every state has laws and rules with its teachers unions. Sex with students, no matter the age, is a criminal offense. The teachers are in a position of power, so any sex is considered forced. Either by physical force, or mental abuse. So to put it simply, you can’t nail your students, or you will face charges. I have many friends who are teachers, and as much as you seem to hear more occurrences with the female teachers, it happens more often or at least the same amount with male teachers. The main difference is the female students are usually more “in love” with the relationship. They don’t want to hurt the teacher. They feel special and often guilty, so they tend to not tell ppl. The male students look at it like a badge of honor and tell all their friends. I had friends in HS who hooked up with a teacher. 20 years later they bring it up at every reunion, so obviously he must have been scarred.

    • angelagray20

      Are you seriously acting like if they would have kept their mouth shut that this would have been okay? SMH

  • Quan Nguyen

    These female teachers raped a student plain and simple. It doesn’t matter if the student wanted the sex or not. What if the tables were turned and two male teachers had a threesome with a female student? Even if the female student wanted the sex, everybody here would be screaming “rape”. What a double standard. The sad thing is, these female teachers will likely get a slap on the wrist, whereas if they were male teachers, they would get life in prison. Why do we hold males up to a higher standard of moral and legal conduct? It is because of the PUSSY PASS: http://reddit.com/r/pussypass

  • twistedmind

    i cant stop imagining how i would have felt being in his position at the same age with women looking like the ones on the pictures above… taping that sh… hell… tape it, stream it, make videos and sell it on amazon. aint nothing wrong with that. unless of course it was forced… wouldnt be good for my carreer forcing two women into a threesome

  • USMCVET2012

    Lack of better judgment my ass, those Pedophiles knew exactly what they were doing. The system needs to lock their asses under the jail just like they would if it were two male teachers having sex with an under age female.
    For the dumb asses applauding how lucky the young man is. Just wait until he turns thirty and thinks its ok to have sex with your 15 and 16 year old daughters because his teachers did it to him. Then what?
    You Idiots are a prime example as to why women get away with murder in this country and are treated like children by the justice system. If you want women to stop *explicit* over men than start making their asses responsible for their bad behavior, don’t applaud it. This means shunning women for their actions & sentencing them to long term jail sentences like men receive.

    There should be no mercy given to female rapist just like none is given to male rapist.

  • mark

    First of all, I would not consider that rape when it wasn’t forced on him. That is where the laws need to change. If the young man was 14 yrs old. Then I can see it be considered rape, not old enough to make that decision. Same thing applies to young women. As a parent, if my daughter would sleep with 2 teachers willingly, not forced at the age of 15 no younger. Then I would blame myself as a parent not raising my child properly. I wouldn’t go after the teachers for rape, maybe call it something else. To me rape means forced which this is not the case. At the age of 15 and older. Most young teenagers know about sex or has had it one or more times by then. Any younger then that they are not educated enough to make that decision. So then that would be rape. Some countries allow young women and men to marry at that age. Also the music industry has not helped our society when it comes to youth and sex. And parents don’t be nieve to your children acting innocent when it comes to them having sex.

  • dawn

    High school boys will fack anything and everything. They are in their sexual peak. Whether it be a peer or a pie (apple) they will FACK it!!! I don’t believe these teachers took advantage of him at all. Seems consensual to me…who is to say these two women pursed the boy and not the other way around? And even if they had, would it ruin him as a functioning adult in the future? Pretty sure boys his age jack off numerous times a day to porno anyway. The idea of innocence is not a solid thing and I think these women are being hung out to dry and prosecuted for their carnal human behavior that all 3 prob shared! But because it is not acceptable be “societies” idea of what is appropriate, they are being accused and shamed for something that everyone does when they are at a point sexual maturity. I understand there are sexual predators out there that really do real harm. You need to really ask yourself is that the case here?

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