Teacher, fiance accused of sex with student

40-year-old Gary Bettencourt

A teacher in Los Banos is on leave after being accused of sex crimes with a high school student.

Police say 40-year-old Gary Bettencourt and his 21-year-old fiance had an inappropriate relationship with the teen.

At this point no charges have been filed. Investigators served a search warrant at Bettencourt's home in Turlock, and are now going through phone records and social media accounts. They are asking any potential victims or witnesses to come forward.
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