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East Central teacher fired, accused of inappropriate relationship with student

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

An East Central High teacher has been terminated following a district investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student.

Jackson County Superintendent Dr. Barry Amacker confirmed to WLOX that the district learned of the allegations on Monday and took action on Wednesday. He said at this time, there are no allegations of sexual misconduct.

Amacker said the investigation revealed a violation of district policy and educators' Code of Ethics.

For personnel privacy reasons, Amacker did not release the employee's name.

The allegations have been reported to the Jackson County Sheriffs Department and the district attorney's office.

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