JEANNETTE (KDKA) — A female teacher in the Jeannette City School District is under investigation for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a male student.
The faculty member has not been identified, as no charges have yet been filed.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 405 New Coronavirus Cases, Increasing County Total To 93,684
The school district released a statement, reading in part, “The Jeannette City School District Administration was recently made aware of a situation involving possible inappropriate conduct of a District employee of a personal nature toward a District student.”
The statement goes on to say the safety and welfare of students is placed ahead of all other interests.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Casinos Took In Record-Breaking $403 Million From Gamblers In March
The Jeannette School Board addressed the issue at a meeting Monday night.
Jeannette Police are assisting Westmoreland County detectives with the investigation.MORE NEWS: Munhall Native Country Star Gabby Barrett Will Not Perform At Pavilion At Star Lake As Thomas Rhett Cancels Tour Appearance