Wetzel County Schools released the following statement after a teacher allegedly had inappropriate behavior with a student.

‘A professional employee tendered their resignation after being confronted with various allegations of inappropriate conduct. Appropriate authorities, including those in law enforcement, have been notified of this matter. Because this is a personnel matter, the administration cannot share further details at this time.  When official action is taken by the school board, it will be a matter of public record.’

Wetzel County Schools

The inappropriate conduct allegedly took place on a school trip to Fairmont, West Virginia.

State police are handling the case.

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