(CBS4) – A former choir teacher in Basalt is waiving her right to a preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges in involving a student. Brittany von Stein, of Carbondale, is charged with three counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.

Brittany von Stein (credit: CBS)

Brittany von Stein (credit: Basalt High School)

The Vail Daily reports court documents show the crime was discovered when explicit text messages showed up on a Basalt High School student’s phone while the student was sleeping and other students reportedly saw them.