Ellsworth Teacher Accused of Having Sex with a Student
An Antrim County teacher, accused of having sex with a student, could face life in prison. Ellsworth School officials say Michael Peterson was placed on administrative leave when they found out about the allegations on Sunday. The Antrim County Sheriff's Department arrested Peterson on Monday. The teacher is facing three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct for having a sexual relationship with one of his students. Peterson has been teaching at Ellsworth Schools for almost 30 years, and when school officials found out about the allegations, not only were they upset, they were concerned about their students. 9&10's Cali O'Rourke and photojournalist Stephanie Adkins have more details.