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jsonline.com – A West Bend East High School teacher has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting one student and sending text messages of a sexual nature to another, West Bend police said Wednesday.
The 27-year-old male teacher was arrested Tuesday after police learned of text messages sent to a 16-year-old female student, according to a news release from the West Bend Police Department.
Investigators also learned that the teacher allegedly sexually assaulted another 16-year-old female student at his West Bend home earlier this year, according to the release.
The teacher was in custody Wednesday in the Washington County Jail and police are seeking charges of exposing a child to harmful materials and sexual assault of a child by a school staff person, according to the release.
The accused is a probationary teacher at West Bend East who had previously tendered his resignation, effective at the end of the 2009-2010 school year, according the school district.
The district is conducting its own investigation and the teacher has been placed on administrative leave, according to the district.