A nurse at a Vermont prison has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 31-year-old inmate.
Rebecca Parker, of Springfield, a contracted dialysis nurse at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, is scheduled to appear in court on July 12 on a charge of sexual exploitation of an inmate.
State police said they were contacted by the state Corrections Department on Feb. 9 regarding a report of sexual misconduct between the 39-year-old Parker and the inmate. The encounter allegedly happened on Christmas.
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Police said they seized many emails and recorded phone calls between Parker and the inmate, whose name has not been released.
It wasn't immediately known if Parker had a lawyer. A message was left at a listed phone number Monday.