A substitute teacher in Vernon Parish has been arrested and accused of having sexual relations with a student, according to a release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.

Cindy Martinez, 39, of Simpson, was arrested Feb. 14 after a complaint was filed to VPSO regarding allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct between a substitute teacher and a 17-year-old student.

Martinez was booked into the Vernon Parish Jail on one count of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student. Bond was set at $5,000. Martinez posted bond and was released.