BENTONVILLE, AR - A former teacher at Gravette High School has pleaded not guilty to a charge he had sex with a 17-year-old student.
Casey Helms, 32, was arrested March 21 after the girl told police she had sex with the drama teacher.
Helms is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail at the Benton County jail.
Police say Helms admitted having a consensual relationship with the girl.
A hearing is set for June 14.