ELLSWORTH – Officials say 48-year-old Benjamin Hodgdon had a sexual relationship with an 8th grade student when he was a teacher and coach at the Tremont Consolidated School.
The assaults began back in 1999 and 2000 when the victim was 12 years old. He was found guilty on one count of gross sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact, and sexual abuse of a minor.
A sentencing date has not been scheduled. He could face up to 10 years in prison.