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Jeannette Teacher Investigated For "Inappropriate " Relationship With Student

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.

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.

Click here to read the full statement.

The Jeannette School Board addressed the issue at a meeting Monday night.

Jeannette Police are assisting Westmoreland County detectives with the investigation.

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