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.
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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