CANTON -- The McKinley High School teacher accused of having sex with three of her students pleaded not guilty to the crimes Friday morning.

Tiffany Eichler was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of sexual battery. If convicted, she could face up to 15 years behind bars.

Eichler admitted to having sex with students and resigned from the school district in March. She also gave one of the students money for an antibiotic after he claimed an undisclosed illness.

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