Chelsea High School teacher arrested for sexual contact with student

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CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT) — A Chelsea High School teacher and coach is charged with having sexual contact with a student.

Donald Carey Teague, 57, is charged with having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was a female victim from Chelsea High chool.

He’s being held in the Shelby County Jail on $30,000 bond.

Cindy Warner with the Shelby County Schools District released a statement on Teague’s arrest Thursday.

“The Shelby County Schools District always takes these types of situations seriously.  The school district took immediate action when these allegations were brought to our attention and began a thorough investigation,” Warner said. “Because the investigation is still ongoing, we are not at liberty to discuss the case.  However, we are cooperating with the Sheriff’s Department in this investigation.”

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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