Teacher accused of sex assault

October 30, 2009 (ANTIOCH, Ill.) Wes Owens entered the plea in court Thursday.

Prosecutors say he had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl from March 1997 to April 1999.

He was arrested in September after police investigated a tip from a former teacher at Antioch Middle School who is now in prison for child porn charges.

Owens is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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