By JACOB LOPEZ
RIO HONDO – A Rio Hondo High School teacher is under investigation after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student, according to reports.
Rio Hondo ISD officials released a statement on Tuesday, Sept. 30, confirming an internal investigation into the teacher, who has been placed on leave.
Such action comes after allegations that the educator in question had an inappropriate relationship with a student.
According to the statement, the district received information of the allegations on Thursday, Sept. 25.
District officials say that it has “notified the proper agencies and law enforcement authorities of the allegations” and stressed that “the district takes these allegations seriously.”
Also, district officials indicated via the statement that they will not comment further, citing “a personnel matter and due to the ongoing investigative nature of this case.”
The identity of the accused teacher and the nature of the allegations levied against him were not made clear as of press time Tuesday.