Wynne High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charge, police say

ByLavinia E. Smith

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A Wynne High University artwork teacher was arrested Wednesday on a sexual assault charge, law enforcement stated.

On Tuesday, authorities started an investigation into an inappropriate partnership between a trainer and a college student at the faculty, in accordance to a news release from the Wynne Police Department. The teacher, 23-12 months-aged Maegan Morian of Wynne, was established to have experienced sexual get hold of with 1 of her learners, law enforcement claimed.

In an emailed assertion, district Superintendent Kenneth Moore mentioned directors were being educated of the allegations on Monday, and immediately executed a “minimal investigation” and contacted regulation enforcement.

“Based mostly on the District’s investigation, Ms. Morian’s contract has been advisable for termination to the Wynne School Board,” he claimed in the assertion. “Under the Arkansas Instructor Truthful Dismissal Act, Ms. Morian has a proper to request a hearing prior to the board. This treatment is necessary by law for any further more action to be taken.”

He verified Morian would not be again on campus.

Morian was arrested on a cost of 2nd-diploma sexual assault and booked into the Cross County jail, exactly where she remained Thursday, in accordance to an on the internet inmate roster.

Her first overall look in the Cross County District Court docket was scheduled for Thursday, law enforcement said.

Moore explained that counseling products and services are getting made out there to college students if essential.