Teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with Lancaster County student

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office arrested a teacher at Norris High School on Friday on suspicion of sexual abuse by a school employee.

Authorities said Lillie Bowman developed a relationship with a high school student that became sexual.

This started in March, according to the sheriff’s office.

The 23-year-old teacher will be booked into the Lancaster County Jail.

Investigators have not revealed the age or gender of the student, or how they learned about the relationship.

“This morning, Norris School District 160 was informed by law enforcement that a teacher was arrested,” Norris Superintendent Brian Maschmann wrote in a statement Friday. “The teacher was immediately removed from the classroom once the district received communication and will not return. The District continues to work very closely with law enforcement to gather information, assist with their investigation, and ensure student safety. At this time, the District wishes to reaffirm to its students, parents, and community members that student safety remains, without question, our highest priority.”

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