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 3-Day Total Of 176 New Cases, No Additional Deaths
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: Row House Cinema In Lawrenceville Returning In September After Being Closed Since Pandemic's Start
The Jeannette School Board addressed the issue at a meeting Monday night.
Jeannette Police are assisting Westmoreland County detectives with the investigation.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Looking For Help Identifying Graffiti Suspects