POTOSI , MISSOURI ( KTVI ) A Potosi High School teacher turned in her letter of resignation following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a male high school student. The Washington County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Potosi R-3 School officials in reference to an allegation of inappropriate contact between a teacher and a Potosi R-3 student.
Washington County Sheriff's Office Detectives are conducting an investigation in conjunction with school district officials regarding this incident. Due to this being an active investigation, no names will be released. All information obtained during this investigation will be forwarded to the Washington County Prosecuting Attorney.
Following legal requirements, the Missouri Children's Division and local law enforcement were notified of the allegations and the district investigation. The Potosi R-3 School District's first and foremost concern is for the safety and welfare of their students. The district will continue to achieve this important objective with continual open and honest communication.