RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The McLaurin High School band director has resigned.
The Rankin County School District released this statement about the resignation:
“The McLaurin High School Band Director resigned this week. Because this is a personnel matter, we cannot discuss it further.”
Nothing further was said about the issue.
The Rankin County Sheriff’s Department said it received a report of a possible inappropriate electronic communication with a former female student and a teacher.
A report was filed with the Sheriff’s Department and has been assigned to the Juvenile Investigation’s Division. The case is being investigated to determine if any criminal charges should apply.
The Sheriff’s Department said they would not release the victim nor teacher’s identity. If it is determined there are criminal charges, the suspect’s name would be released at that time.