Teacher Indicted For Alleged Sexual Relationship With Student
A central Ohio high school teacher has been indicted on charges she carried on a sexual relationship with a student.
On Thursday, 10TV has obtained the letter, just drafted, that will be sent to the Ohio Department of Education.
That letter is now a part of the teacher's personnel file - which alerts ODE that the Crestline High School English teacher has been indicted on two felony charges: Sexual battery and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.
Brittany Hall,24, who has been on paid leave since May 2013, was indicted by a Crawford County grand jury.
10TV obtained a copy of the two count indictment which states the Grand Jurors of the County of Crawford found that between March 1, 2012 and May 31, 2012, Hall knowingly engaged in sexual conduct with a 15-year-old student.
According to Crestline Exempted Village Schools Superintendent, Noreen Mullens, none of the alleged activity took place on school grounds but says talk of the relationship made its way to the high school.
“It's mixed stories I've heard as to whether it was the athletic director, or the high school principal, but both of them I know were in some way informed about it,” said superintendent Noreen Mullens
Mullens was not in office during the alleged activity and says the former superintendent, the high school principal and the athletic director all left at the end of the previous school year.
The superintendent says it's unclear if they're departure had to do with this investigation.
10TV also obtained Hall's personnel file which shows:
Hall was hired as an English teacher in August 2011
The alleged sexual activity took place that following spring.
Hall was placed on administrative May 3, 2013, after Crestline Police launched an investigation.
Hall is scheduled to be arraigned next week.