By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – A Valley High School teacher is accused of sending sexual text messages to an underage student, according to the Trib.READ MORE: Just Hanging Out: Butler County Man Twice Catches Bear On Camera In His Yard
The Trib says police charged 34-year-old Sean O’Neil for text messages he allegedly sent to a girl in September.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ending Extended Jobless Benefits, Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
Court paperwork shows O’Neil is facing several charges, including disseminating explicit sexual materials to a minor, unlawful contact with a minor and harassment.
New Kensington-Arnold Acting Superintendent Jon Banko said in a statement to KDKA that the district has been and will continue to be cooperative with authorities. Banko said the teacher will not be in the building.MORE NEWS: Hundreds March Through Pittsburgh In Solidarity With Palestine
The Trib says O’Neil told police he didn’t intend for the texts to become sexual.