Janet Brown trial scheduled for March

REED CITY — Janet Brown is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. on March 18 for trial in Osceola County’s 49th Circuit Court.

Brown, 34, of Evart, also is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Jan. 31 for a settlement conference. She is charged with three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

She taught at Ashmun School at Eagle Village in Hersey, an adjudicated youth facility for troubled teens, until November 2012 when she was placed on unpaid administrative leave after her involvement with an underage student was discovered. Ashmun School, a separate entity from Eagle Village, is run by the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District.

Brown is out of jail on a $20,000 bond while she awaits her next court appearance.