A Kentucky teacher charged with having sex with her student has been found not guilty. The verdict was reached after a 4 day trial for Nicole Howell The former Dayton High School teacher testified Thursday that she hadn't even held the student's hand or allowed him to touch her. The football player testified that he had four or five sexual encounters with Howell that were consensual. The boy was 16 at the time of the alleged incident and Howell was 25. The defense argued the boy made up the story so he could brag to his friends.