Marshfield teacher arrested after accusations of 'inappropriate relationship' with student
COOS BAY, Ore. - A high school teacher faces accusations he had an "inappropriate relationship" with a student during the previous school year, Coos Bay Police said.
Officers arrested William A. Paget, 24, on charges of Sexual Abuse III, Official Misconduct, Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor, Sexual Misconduct, and Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana to a Juvenile by a Person Over 21.
Paget teaches choir and theater, according to the school's website.
The investigation started September 7 with a report to Marshfield High School officials about Paget. The teacher was placed on administrative leave while a criminal investigation was conducted, police said.
Police served a search warrant at Paget's home on Wednesday. He was later taken into custody and jailed.